Hammurabi's Code: By Jackson

Fair And Just


Hammurabi was one of the kings of Babylonia during The Fertile Crescent. While he was king, he made code of 282 laws people who have to follow. But was his code fair and just?
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The Code

I think the code is fair because if you break one of the laws, you'll get a punishment. Ex. If a surgeon has failed on someone and the person dies, the surgeon will get a punishment. Or if the man of a married couple is caught with another woman, he will get punished. Hammurabi made these rules to protect people in the city, now that is just.