Sunday, January 07, 2007

True Justice

TRUE JUSTICE - An Impossible Goal?

Legal systems worldwide, riddled with loopholes and corruption, produce a great deal of injustice. These institutions should maintain order and deliver justice. What has gone wrong? Is there a solution?

Mankind has put its hope for evenhanded justice into various courts and legal systems. The institutions in each country have different methods, laws and penalties. Are any of these superior to the rest?

In America, the flash of cameras surrounding high-profile cases is commonplace. Defendants range from movie stars to serial killers, with every news organization, media outlet and newspaper chain searching for the latest facts, suppositions and rumors. Even cases involving brutal, violent crimes are reduced to a daily soap opera. Throughout such ordeals, one often hears the media speaking of “seeking justice.” But is justice ever found? Read on

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