How effective was the Medieval method of capturing suspected criminals?

How effective was the Medieval method of capturing suspected criminals?
In this activity, students decide whether the modern “police” system is better or worse than the Medieval “tithing” system.

 

Part of “Could you get justice in the Middle Ages?” – Essay assignment with roleplay activities

In this study unit students will consider several aspects of the Medieval criminal justice system. At the end of each activity they will produce a paragraph concluding. When all the activities are completed, they will join these paragraphs together as the basis of an overall essay project.

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