Hammurabi’s Code 3. If anyone brings an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense charged, be put to death. a) If a person brings an accusation of any crime before a person(s) of higher authority, and does not prove what he/she has charged, he/she shall, be charged with a capital offense, and to sentence to death. b) I find this law, to be good. If the accuser has no evidence of the person whom they are accusing to be true, then the death sentence should be carried out.
This argument can be compared to if a police officer shoots an innocent man, the country should purge police officers of their weapons. When reviewing at the examples, one argument cannot be made without including the other. For the good of the country, some sacrifices must undeniably be made. The Death Penalty system needs to be revised to produce positive results and deliver justice promptly. The death penalty must remain a valid source of punishment because with the court system we have today, most sentenced for murder do not receive a life sentence and are released back into the public after a couple years.
Was Hammurabi`s code just? By examining these three areas of law, family law, property law, and personal injury law, it is clear to see Hammurabi`s code was just. Examples of injustice can first be found in the area of family law. Hammurabi states “If a married lady is caught cheating with another man they shall be bind together and cast into the water (Doc. C).” I think this is unjust because you shouldn’t be drowned for wanting to hang out with another man.
Bill of right is a natural right of liberty and freedom which also puts limit on government’s power. Second, difference is In Hammurabi’s Law Code; there is a specific punishment for each unique crime. For example, According to Hammurabi’s Law Code, the punishment for falsely accusing a man of any felony is death and more others punishments like “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”. And he also sorted his code into groups such as family, labor, personal property, real estate, trade, and business. This was the first time in history that any laws had been categorized into various sections.
Historical Laws and Security King Hammurabi created the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi. This code has 282 clauses that control such areas as obligations, professions, rights, commerce, slavery, marriage, theft, and debt. The principles mentioned are in the form of the law of retaliation and the punishments are viewed as barbaric. Draco’s Laws were Greece’s first written laws. They are named after a citizen who wrote Athens code of law.
2. Capital punishment are imposed in criminal justice system that treats you better if you are rich and famous than if you are poor and innocent. 3. It is against the God and the ten commandments to put someone to death penalty 4. To kill people who have killed someone close to simply to continue the cycle of violence, it destroys the avenger as well as the defender.
Here are some of the laws from the Code of Hammurabi, you will notice that these laws are a lot more specific and sound a little more primitive than the 12 tables. 1. If a man has accused another of laying a nerto upon him, but has not proved it, he shall be put to death.” A nerto is a death spell, What I believe they mean by death spell is like a death threat. 2. If a judge has given a verdict, rendered a decision, granted a written judgment, and afterward has altered his judgment, that judge shall be prosecuted for altering the judgment he gave and shall pay twelvefold the penalty laid down in that judgment.
After being rescued the group were sentenced to hanging for murdering Roger pending appeal. Having read all of the arguments give, I find the arguments of the judges Foster, J. and Handy, J. are the most convincing to me of all the arguments put forward. I have decided I would overturn the conviction. In the argument of Foster, J., a good point is made, this is that the spelunkers were completely remote from the commonwealth and that they were therefore living outside a ‘state of civil society’ and instead in a ‘state of nature’ therefore they were living outside the state that the laws were intended for.
Furthermore, when Tom Robinson was accused of being guilty even though he was not, and died because of it. Having a preconceived opinion of people can lead to catastrophic consequences. Such as in the cases of Atticus was defending the jail, Scout getting teased and Tom being wrongly accused. The group of men came to kill Tom but Atticus was
Five thousand years ago, they had philosphers who attempted to list every known thing in the world. 07. They were using Pythagoras'theorem 700 years before Pythangoras. 08. They invented artificial building materials, some kind of pre-fabricated material used to construct high-rise towers.