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?