By: Aayanah , Haeden , Devin
Proof for our claim
Roman Law: If the Victim summons the defendant to court the defendant Must go. If the defendant does not go the Victim shall call a witness. Only then the Victim shall Arrest the defendant.
U.S.A. Law: You will be arrested for ignoring a supena.
Roman Law: Innocent till proven guilty
U.S.A. Law: Innocent till proven guilty
Roman Law: Punished for actions not thoughts
U.S.A. Law: Punished for actions not thoughts
They used the Tarpien rock for the people who would lie in court. They would be thrown off to their death.
Roman prisons do not relate to how we think of them in the modern world. Accused wealthy citizens were simply kept under house arrest, depending on how you behaved until a trail could take place.
Modern Day Prison
Modern day prisons also hold an individual charged with or convicted of a crime until a trial is held.