Hammurabi's Code Should Not Be Used Today

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Sideria Knight World History Lesson 5 Assignment 05/20/2011 Hammurabi's Code The first Hammurabi's Code I chose was If anyone ensnare another, putting a ban upon him, but if he cannot prove it, then he that ensnared him shall be put to death. The second one I chose was If anyone steals the property of a temple or of the court, he shall be put to death, and also the one who recieves the stolen thing from him shall be put to death. The third one I chose was If the purchaser does not bring the merchant and the witnesses before whom he bought of the article, but its owner bring witnesses who identify it, then the buyer is the thief and shall be put to death, and the owner recieves the lost article. The first code in my own interpretation…show more content…
I think that this law is not good because no one should be killed just because the person stolen something. In my own opinion why this law should not be used today is because if someone steals property then that person should be put in jail and not killed and not the person that recieves the stolen property. Another opinion why this law should not be used today is because the person that recieves the stolen property did not know that the property was stolen because the person that stole it did not tell them. Another opinion why this law should not be used today is because no one should be killed just because they stole some property. Another opinion why this law should not be used today is because of crimal justice. Another opinion why this law should not be used today is because the person could run. Another opinion why this law should not be used today is because now there are camera's that capture everything we do. Another opinion why this law should not be used today is because it is stupid to kill someone just because they stole some property. Another opinion is because some people do not like to kill

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