Judaism is a civilization as well as a religion and includes a well-developed legal system that is central to Jewish life. The author discusses the Jewish legal system and its distinctly religious character and discusses the practical effects that the Jewish religion has had on Jewish law.
Judaism as a Religious Legal System,
29 Hastings L.J. 1331
Available at: https://repository.uchastings.edu/hastings_law_journal/vol29/iss6/4