Research Paper On Hammurabi

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You may be wondering who’s Hammurabi? What language he spoke? How many rules he made? Also, what were some of the rules he made? Well, about 4,000 years ago Hammurabi became king of Babylon. On the 38th year of his rule, he created 282 laws. Hammurabi’s code was not fair to all people because if you were wealthy you could get away with anything but if you weren’t you would have your hand cut off or something or that sort. There are three areas of law where Hammurabi’s Code can be shown to be just or unjust. They are family law, property law, and personal injury law.
An example of injustice can be found in the area of family law. It’s not fair that if a man married a woman with a disease he could get another wife. That’s ridiculous because

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