Rome - Justice & Punishment

By: Ruby and Jenayla

JUSTICE

Rights of Citizen: hold official offices, own property, write contracts, and go to court

Male citizens enjoy all rights

Female citizens had limited rights such as no voting


Slaves were property and almost had no rights

Freedman (former slaves) also had limited rights

Children of freedman were full Roman citizens

PUNISHMENT

Judges made decissions by looking at evidence or trials

There were fines, banishment, slave, beating, and execution if guilty

If you kill your father which is called "Patricide" you will get drowned

Slaves were beaten harder work or sometimes crucified