Knowledge of Roman Society
By Uriel Camacho and Lyon Rameriez
Roman punishment for theft one of them is to cut of there fingers or hands. Other punishments for theft is flogging, penal servitude, or death by staking. Another comman punishment is killing them right on the spot. Punishment for adultery which was to be punished corporally jews also did this to law breakers. A roman citizen cannot be sentenced to death unless he was found guilty. If a roman citizen cannot be crisified if sentenced to death.
is Debt. The fourth table of laws is Rights of fathers (paterfamilias) over the family. The fifth law in the table is Legal guardianship and inheritance laws. The sixth laws for table is Acquisition and possession. The seventh laws of roman table is Land rights. The eighth laws in the table is Torts and delicts (Laws of injury). The ninth law of the table is Public law. The tenth law of the tables is Sacred law. The eleventh law of the table is Supplement I. The twelveth and last one is Supplement II.
The justice that has to be done In most civil and criminal cases, a magistrate defined the dispute, cited the law and referred the problem to a judex, a reputable person in the community. The judex, along with some advisors, listened to the arguments of the attorneys, weighed the evidence and pronounced the sentence.
The citizen for children was A complex set of rules determined who was or was not a Roman citizen. One could be a citizen by virtue of one's birth if certain circumstances applied. If both mother and father had conubium, the child was deemed a citizen and held the social class of its father. If a Roman citizen had a child outside of conubium, the child took the status of its mother. If the mother was not a citizen, the child was not a Roman citizen and could even be a slave.