Hammurabi's impact on today's Laws

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Daniel M

 

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November 29, 2013

 

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The code was severe in it's penalties, prescribing "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth." This code of laws was able to be maintained by invoking the authority of the gods and the state. Although the punishments were different than those of today, the authority of the state (government) is similar...
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Currently, punishments are issued through the government's law enforcement system, comparable to the way punishment was determined and enforced in ancient Babylon. In the code, crimes punishable by death required a trial in front of a bench of judges. Included in these crimes were: bigamy, incest, kidnapping, adultery and theft...
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