Gwynne describes a society that has no hierarchical structure, no consistent body of law, no police, and no judges - essentially a system of private law. And it worked. Comanche leadership was based entirely on merit. Every man was free to create his own raiding party - to recruit, to plan, and to carry it out. Head war chiefs became so because they were good at recruiting war parties and successfully carrying out raids - if you were good, other men would naturally want to be part of whatever you're doing.
Gwynne explains the remarkably free Comanche society: