Historical Laws and Security - by king John. This...

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Historical Laws and Security CheckPoint Write a brief description in your own words of the following laws, including where and when each law originated: o The Code of Hammurabi: This is Babylonian and was established by King Hammurabi. It was developed from earlier Sumerian codes. The saying “an eye for an eye” was derived from this. The punishments are modern barbaric. o Draco’s law This Greek citizen was chosen to write a code of law for Athens (Greece). The penalty for many offences was death o Law of the Twelve Tables Ten Roman men were given wide powers to write the laws that were to govern Romans. They came up with ten laws to which two were later added. These laws are considered to form the foundation of all modern public and private law. o Justinian Code The Justinian Code is the name used for the Corpus Juris Civilis (Body of Civil Law, which is a series of books. His work inspired the modern concept of Justice, which is part of his name. o Magna Carta is an English Charter, originally issued in the year 1215. This was created
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Unformatted text preview: by king John. This established the English due process. The Magna Carta had 61 clauses, the most important of which may have been the 39th: No freeman shall be captured or imprisoned . . . except by lawful judgement of his peers or by the law of the land. o Statute of Westminster This was created by king David, There were 3 measures that derived from this. the watch and ward, (2) the hue and cry, and (3) the assize of arms. Answer the following questions: How have these laws led to the historical development of security forces, both private and public? Why do you think the need for both private and public security still exists? They have help out into place one way or another the current laws that we have now. I feel the need still exist because all things are not public sanction. Some are ran privately and requires there own laws ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course CRIMINAL J cjs 250 taught by Professor Nunly during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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