Laws

Dios is in the process of coming out of the feudal system into a combination capitalist/feudal system.

Laws are only somewhat codified and frequently are simply decided by custom.

Small settlements are adjudicated by the local lord.

Lords are adjudicated by their lieges, the king and sometimes by a court of nobles.

Free settlememts are adjudicated by a court.

All decisions are strongly swayed by public opinion, social status and money.

The death penalty does exist though a 20 year labour sentence is more common.

High crimes
Treason
Murder
Rape

Medium crimes
Assault causing grievious bodily harm
Grand theft

Low Crimes
Petty theft
Assault
Misdemeanors
Libel

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