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Would the United States would be better off or worse off if we followed the code of Hammurabi as our law code?

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  1. MrMoose Group Title
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    this isn't really a math question

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    What is that..

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  3. xokatexo Group Title
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    sorry but the essay is due tomorrow and i have no idea!!!! im desperate i havent started and google doesnt know

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    well the code of hamarabi stresses a system of an eye for an eye. Therefore, if it was used today this is what would happen. If you chopped off someone's arm you wouldnt get a trial and a judge but someone would chop you arm off. Also, there is a class system back then where a noble man back then would get a less severe penalty than a commoner. I would personally not want to live in this system in the US

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    try getting some more info on the hammarabi code on wikipedia before you start your essay http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_of_Hammurabi

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    This is to get you started dont use it as your main source

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    Thank you so much, I don't want to disturb you typing right now becuase you're actually the sweetest and nicest person in the world!!! This is a great starting point and if you have any more ideas, please let me know! The only thing im confused about, what do you mean by an eye for an eye?

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    here is a example: 197. If he has broken the limb of a patrician, his limb shall be broken. from http://www.commonlaw.com/Hammurabi.html

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    Oh, okay I get it thanks again!! BTW, I have to write an essay for this, could I use what you wrote in my essay? Thanks again babe :*

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