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Tag: Justice

  • Indigenous injustice and the power of the land

    Indigenous injustice and the power of the land

    David Peat argues that Native American and Western cultures have clashed from the beginning. The differences form the basis of disputes about land ownership, the outcome of which we all know, and even touches on the current environmental crisis.
  • Letting offenders pay, part 2

    Letting offenders pay, part 2

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    The British Justice department recently announced that the 'criminal court charge' is to be scrapped. Even though the charge penalises the poor, plans for a similar charge are still in place in the Netherlands.
  • The feminine face of justice

    The feminine face of justice

    Though women until quite recently had no role to play in the legal world, justice has always been represented in a feminine way. Now that more women are studying law and entering the legal professions, justice will finally get an earthly feminine face.
  • The Injustice System

    The Injustice System

    Crime novels are great holiday reading. So is The Injustice System. A murder in Miami and a trial gone wrong, in which Clive Stafford Smith combines a who-done-it with a Grisham-like plot of one man against the system. This book, however, is non-fiction.