Historical Laws and Security

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Running head: HISTORICAL LAWS AND SECURITY 1 Historical Laws and Security Jennifer Wilkins CJS/250 June 23, 2011 Michael Frederick
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HISTORICAL LAWS AND SECURITY 2 Historical Laws and Security The Code of Hammurabi : Developed in Babylonia (1750 B.C.) by King Hammurabi. The basic principal governing these 282 clauses is “eye for an eye.” Eye for an eye generally represents the idea that should an individual wrong another human in some way, the one committing the wrong shall also have the misdeed done to him or her in much the same way he or she performed it. For example, if an individual were to murder a neighbor or community member for no good, apparent reason, that individual would then likely be killed. If the same individual were to harm or kill a neighbor’s or community member’s livestock, the same misdeed would be wrought upon the individual’s livestock as well. Draco’s Law : A code of laws, named so for the Greek creator in 600 B.C., written for Athens. This code of laws signifies not only harsh punishments but strictly harsh laws, usually
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