Universal Theocratic Law
for Non-Jews

7. Commandments For Legal Justice

(37 commandments)

 

  
Biblical:

+173)

To appoint a king

+176)

To appoint judges

+177)

To treat litigants fairly and equally

+178)

To bring all testimony before judges

+179)

To cross-examine witnesses carefully

+180)

To punish false witnesses

+188)

To annihilate all the seed of the nation of Amalek

+189)

To arouse hatred against the nation of Amalek

+226)

To execute certain transgressors by the sword

+242)

To judge disputes with unpaid custodians

+243)

To judge disputes with renters and paid custodians

+244)

To judge disputes with borrowers of items

+245)

To judge disputes in buying and selling

+246)

To judge civil disputes between litigants

+248)

To allocate inheritances by certain rules

 

- 58)

Not to fear the enemy in war

- 59)

Never to forget the evil of the nation of Amalek

- 273)

Not to deviate from Torah standards in judging liabilities and guilt

- 274)

For judges not to take bribes

- 275)

Not to favor an honored litigant

- 276)

Not to fear dangerous litigants

- 277)

Not to favor a poor litigant over a wealthy one

- 278)

Not to be biased against a wicked litigant

- 279)

Not to pity a defendant and reduce his punishment

- 281)

Not to hear one litigant without the other

- 284)

Not to appoint judges who are not Torah scholars

- 285)

Not to testify falsely

- 286)

Not to accept the testimony of wicked men

- 290)

Not to convict based on circumstantial evidence

- 291)

For witnesses not to advocate any judgment

- 292)

No executing a transgressor without a court trial

- 294)

Not to punish a coerced transgressor

- 315)

No cursing a judge

- 316)

No cursing the king

- 363)

For the king not to own extra horses

- 364)

For the king not to have more than 18 wives

- 365)

For the king not to own more money than necessary