Crime

Laws in a Global Context

Provide students with a copy of the following Daily Mail article which outlines some strange examples of laws from around the world:

Discover More The strangest laws from around the world

In groups, discuss why some of these laws may have arisen and why they may be deemed appropriate in a specific place at a certain time in history. Working in groups, students can then research examples of other types laws from around the world. Provide them with specific headings such as marriage, abortion, age of criminal responsibility and freedom of speech.

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