Roman constitutional law
The Roman Constitution was an uncodified set of guidelines and principles passed down mainly through precedent. The Roman constitution was not formal or even official, largely unwritten and constantly evolving. Having those characteristics, it was therefore more like the British common law system than a statutory law system like the written United States Constitution, even though the constitution's evolution through the years was often directed by passage of new laws and repeal of older ones.
Concepts that originated in the Roman constitution live on in both forms of government to this day. Examples include checks and balances, the separation of powers, vetoes, filibusters, quorum requirements, term limits, impeachments, the powers of the purse, and regularly scheduled elections. Even some lesser used modern constitutional concepts, such as the bloc voting found in the electoral college of the United States, originate from ideas found in the Roman constitution.
Over the years, the Roman constitution continuously evolved. By 573 BC, the Constitution of the Roman Kingdom had given way to the Constitution of the Roman Republic. By 27 BC, the Constitution of the Roman Republic had given way to the Constitution of the Roman Empire. By 300 AD, the Constitution of the Roman Empire had given way to the Constitution of the Late Roman Empire. The actual changes, however, were quite gradual. Together, these four constitutions formed four epochs in the continuous evolution of one master constitution.

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Constitution of the Roman Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The people of Rome gathered into legislative assemblies to pass laws and to elect executive magistrates. Election to a magisterial office resulted in automatic ...
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Roman Law: An Historical Introduction
Roman Law: An Historical Introduction
Hans Julius Wolff, 1951
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The Constitution of the Roman Republic
Andrew Lintott, 2003
There is no other published book in English studying the constitution of the Roman Republic as a whole. Yet the Greek historian Polybius believed that the constitution was a fundamental cause of the exponential growth of Rome's empire. Knowledge of Rome's political institutions is essential both for ancient historians and for those who st...
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Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law
Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law
Herbert Felix Jolowicz, Barry Nicholas, 1972
Traces the development of Roman Law historically from the earliest times until the age of Justinian.
Roman Law: An Historical Introduction
Roman Law: An Historical Introduction
Hans Julius Wolff, 1976
One of the great and lasting influences on the course of Western culture, Roman law occupies a unique place in the history of the civilized world. Originally the law of a small rural community, then of a powerful city-state, it became the law of an empire which embraced almost all of the known civilized world.The influence of Roman law extends into...
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Women in Roman Law and Society (Midland Book)
Women in Roman Law and Society (Midland Book)
Jane Gardner and Jane F. Gardner, 1991
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