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Read the following passage from the Code of Hammurabi. Which of the following conclusions about criminal law in Babylon is most supported by this passage? 3. If any one bring an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense charged, be put to death.1 1. The Code of Hammurabi, translated by L.W. King, 1915. Yale University: The Avalon Project, last modified 2008, http://avalon.law.yale.edu/ancient/hamframe.asp. Courtesy of Yale Law School's Lillian Goldman Law Library.

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    A. Falsely accusing another person of a crime was considered a major offense. B. The death penalty was only allowed when punishing someone for a murder. C. Babylonian elders were not subjected to the same laws as other citizens. D. Every member of Babylonian society had the right to be represented by an attorney.

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