Consider how criminal law is a reflection of the ethical values of a given society at a given point in history – for example, in 1892, Homer Plessy,

Consider how criminal law is a reflection of the ethical values of a given society at a given point in history – for example, in 1892, Homer Plessy, an African-American, was arrested and charged with violating the Separate Car Act, a state law in Louisiana that prohibited African-Americans from riding on the “White” cars. Plessy’s case made it all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court and in