Roman Justice

By:Lizette Cervantes

Roman Laws

Laws focused on:


- inheritance -what family gets when a member dies

- contracts between people

U.S. Laws

The Unided states law is the same as Roman by:

1: Cofified laws

2:civil and common law

3:the use of punishment to determin crime

4:courts,trials,amd and participants like ours

5:process on how new laws are made

6:legal Language

The Unide states law is diffrent than the Roman law by:

1:religions separate from law

2:the role of judges and lawyers

3:vety severe punishment and jail not punishment

4:punishment determined by social class

5:the man is the household and has authority on it

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Are we all equal?

We are not equal because:

Male:were the ones with all rights

Women:had no voting or government offices, and limited rights

Slaves:they were owned and had small chance of freedom and rights

Freedmen: were former slaves and had limited rights

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Are we equal in the U.S.?

In the U.S. every single person in the us is equal unlike Roman citizens but some people choose to be homeless and sometimes cant get a job or anything to eat.

Citizens Rights

People that are free,law-abiding had citizenship but the other

Rights of the citizens where

-able to vote

-hold official offices-civil and government

- own property and write contracts

-go to court

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United States Citizen Rights

    People rights are that if your born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the States wherein they reside.

Punishment For Crime

People who did crimes punishments:

-fines-pay money


-banishment-have to leave Rome


-execution if guilty of treason

Patricide: if you kill your father you get punished by being drowned in a river

Slaves: punishment was beating,harder work, or often crucified

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Punishment for crimes in the U.S.

In the United stated you can be:

• sent to court

• be put in jail

• pay fines

• get sentenced of death

Court Decisions

Judges make court decisions from trials and evidence

Natural laws give every citizen rights:

-Connected to life,liberty,and pursuit of happiness

-Where down see that in the United States

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