Roman Justice vs Present Day U.S.

Compare and Contrast

Roman Citezenship

Citezenship belonged to all free, law abiding people

Rights:

Ability to vote

Hold official offices civil and government

Own property and write contracts

Go to court


Slaves

Slaves recieved to little to no rights


Women

Women recieved the rights of their husband

US Citezenship

All citizens of the US recieved fair rights while immigrants get deportation for breaking the law.

Roman Punishments

Punishments

Fit the crime commited

Fines

Beatings

Banishment

Slavery

Execution if guilty of treason


Patricide killing your father was punished by being drowned in a river.

Slaves were beaten harder work or often crucified

US Punishments

United States Citizens recieve various types of punishments due to the severity of the crime.


Life in prison (may not contain parole)

Lethal Injection

Jail

House Arrest

Deportation

Fines