Write a brief description in your own words of the following laws, including where and when each law originated: • The Code of Hammurabi- this was a Babylonian law code, it was made out of stone and dated in the 1700bc. The Babylonian king Hammurabi was the said writer of this and it consists of over 282 laws which included “an eye for a eye, a tooth for a tooth”. This also included a free man verses a slave. Code of Hammurabi. (2011). In Encyclop? dia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www. britannica. om/EBchecked/topic/253710/Code-of-Hammurabi • Draco’s law – this was done around 600bc, a Greek citizen named Draco wrote this law for the Athens population. This made it where it took and put all legal authority in the government’s hands. These made some misdemeanors were punishable by death. The more sever where punished by exile. Draco. (2011). In Encyclop? dia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www. britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/170671/Draco • Law of the Twelve Tables- this is actually the Romans Law, in which tables formed the center piece of the constitution of the Roman Republic.
It was drawn up on 12 ivory tablets and some say bronze but they were posted in the Roman Form so that all Romans could read them and know them, it was basically the outline of all the laws in which they must obey. Law of the Twelve Tables. (2011). In Encyclop? dia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www. britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/610934/Law-of-the-Twelve-Tables • Justinian Code- this was a legal interpretations under the sponsorship of the Byzantine emperor Justinian1 this was based off of some of the same laws as the Romans. It was made of 4 books.
It was an easier way to determine new and old laws. Code of Justinian. (2011). In Encyclop? dia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www. britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/308835/Code-of-Justinian • Magna Carta- this was labeled as the way of trade and services from one country to another, this was a law adopted by many countries that wanted to trade among each other. Magna Carta. (2011). In Encyclop? dia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www. britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/356831/Magna-Carta • Statute of Westminster- this is where it left some countries as a s Statute of Westminster. 2011). In Encyclop? dia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www. britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/641050/Statute-of-Westminsterelf governing tool. This making it easy for them to adopt there own way of taking on issues. Answer the following questions: • How have these laws led to the historical development of security forces, both private and public? All of these laws have been adopted in some manor in most countries making there no way to mislead the laws as they have been written, as well as not being able to bring forth punishment larger then the crime in most countries.
Security is an issue everywhere private and public; these laws have made it possible to have some kind of control. Why do you think the need for both private and public security still exists? Yes, you can never know what may or may not happen. At any given time if there was not security things that we would have never thought to happen still could this just gives us a little piece of mind that they will stop it before it gets to us to hurt.