Codified Law: Definition & History


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Which of the following describes the process of codification?

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1. Which of the following is an example of ancient codified laws?

2. Which branch of government in the United States is tasked with the codification process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of how the codification of laws aid in maintaining civil societies. The questions will quiz you on an example of ancient codified law and where federal statutes are published.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The process of codification
  • A legal term used to describe judge made laws
  • The branch of government responsible for the codification process

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test their knowledge by using the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the process of codification and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ancient codified laws
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about laws made by judges

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, Codified Law: Definition & Lesson to learn more about the process of codification. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify other terms used for codified laws
  • Learn about the history of codified laws
  • Define bill