Roman Law and Justice

Knowledge of Roman Society

Citizenship

All roman citizens are able to vote, they can own property and make contracts, and they can go to court.

Law

The laws were writen, and natural laws give every citizen a life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Justice

A judge decides what your punishment is going to be. Sometimes you have to pay a fine, become a slave or you my have to leave Rome forever.

Punishment

There were many punishments depending on what you did. If you killed your father you would be drowned to death in a river, slaves were beaten up, and they needed to work harder or they were crucified.

Extra Facts

These three pictures are famous Roman buildings.