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  1. A four level Guttman scale of legal evolution from highest to lowest level is posited: counsel, police, courts and mediation. Courts form an intermediate stage after mediation and prior to the appearance of police (79)Wimberly, Howard - Legal evolution: one further step, 1973 - 4 Variables

    "In an earlier study of the evolution of elements of legal organization, a Guttman scale was developed having as scale steps (elements of legal organization) counsel, police, and mediation. In this study, one further step, that of courts, is discussed, and a new Guttman scale for legal evolution presented."

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