The Pros And Cons Of Draconian Law

Satisfactory Essays
Draconian laws were the first written laws known to man. Before laws were spoken and only a few, who belonged to the upper class knew them. The draconian laws were known to be very harsh but fundamentally fair. There were several pros and cons to the draconian laws such as the fairness to all the social classes but the harshness of such minor punishments. The laws vanquished the biases that came with only the upper class knowing them, as they were able to twist the meaning. There were many downsides to the laws as well, as there are with many government systems. The laws were very harsh and had extreme punishments to very minor crimes. Petty theft such as stealing a fruit or even sleeping in a public place were punishable by death. Even though
Get Access