houses and princes
centered around the class system and land ownership.
you cant accuse anyone of a higher class than you of a crime
murder is bad
rape is bad, so forth
trial are conducted with a panel of 3 noble judges one of which is supposed to favor the defendant, one is supposed to be neutral, and one favor the accuser they must come to a agreement where at least 2 decided on a result. the exact format of the trial is controlled by the highest ranking judge.
people have to option to higher people to represent them in court.
court rooms have strong anti magic fields in them, as well as strong zones of truth.
most of the time a formal trial is not used and people just lynch the perceived guilty party.