Unequal Justice – May 12, 2021

The principle that drives most legal systems is visible on the American Supreme Court building: ‘Equal justice under law’.

The idea is a noble and elegant one: no matter what one’s background, we should have the same access to the law, and be judged the same by the courts. The law applies equally to the child of the wealthiest person as well as the one born into poverty. Without this principle in operation, or at least without it as an ideal, countries turn into feudal entities, where one’s fate is determined by the accident of one’s birth. Read more at: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/833952-unequal-justice

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