Nomad Justice

In world history, there have always been states whose inhabitants were considered particularly prone to lawlessness and barbarism. In the old days, nomadic tribes were also considered as such. There was a belief that they live in a wild, reckless, and powerless world. However, the nomadic society had its own strict laws, which were adhered not only to the steppe inhabitants, but also to visiting travelers. It was a series of rules that formed the basis for creating even the first constitution of Kazakhstan.

But how and who first developed legislation in a nomadic society? By what laws did the Kazakhs live, and by what laws were they judged?