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Shangyang Legal Reforms

Author LinJiaoYang
Tutor MaJianHong
School Shandong University
Course Legal
Keywords Shang Yang legal system reform reference
CLC D929
Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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As a famous representative person of Legalists in the period of War State, Shang Yang was a distinguished statesmen and jurist from the new emerging landlord class. When he served for Qin, he reformed the legal system of Qin in full scale, which greatly enhance the development of Qin and laid a solid foundation for the national unification of Qin. The thesis expounds Shang Yang’s great influence for the reform of Qin and puts forward the reference significance for our nowadays national socialism refonn and the construction of democratic legal system from the positive angle through analyzing his reform of legal system.The thesis starts with Shang Yang’s legal system reform which enhanced the development of Qin and its deeply influence to feudal legitimate law. And it indicates the present situation about the study of Shang Yang’s legal system reform and the study meaning of mis thesis.The first part introduces Shang Yang’s biography, the basic background before the political reform of Shang Yang and the refonn situation of other countries at that time.The second part expounds the main content of Shang Yang’s legal system reform. It mainly involves two aspects: the first aspect is about the direct thought of Shang Yang’s legal system reform which elaborated the historical background and the philosophy foundation of Shang Yang’s law thought and its main aspect, the second aspect is the main content of Shang Yang’s legal system reform, which mainly elaborates Shang Yang’s refonn to the law system of Qin,, the legal method of agricultural-policy, the severe sentence principle, he main measure and the significant reform, of the official system.The third part analyses Shang Yang’s legal system reform., which first expounds the positive significance of Shang Yang’s legal system refonn and the model significance for our nowadays national socialism reform and the construction of democratic legal system.Then it points out several negative aspects of legal system reform such as utilitarianism, obscurantist policy, one-sidedly theory of humanity and radical severe sentence.The last part is the conclusion which summarizes the positive and negative aspects of Shang Yang’s law reference and fully confesses the positive one. At the same time, it appeals

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