Ethics and representing the less popular

  'If you represent the less popular in society you transgress a moral law'.  Was saddened to hear the campaigning Mr. Trump make a statement to this effect in 2016 while attacking lawyers for defending persons charged with crimes. The National Association of Criminal Defense lawyers (USA) 'strongly condemns attacks by any party or candidate directed at... Continue Reading →

Justice Art: ‘There’s no Justice, there is just us’ as police spank Lady Justice ….

    Irish Street Art today from Dublin's provocative 'underground' artist ADW. Loving his urban art in the riot police spanking blind Lady Justice. Unfortunately this particular image had to be removed from the wall as it offended the local police, the GARDA, a story spoken about in Vanilla Spanking In August 2012, as part of the annual... Continue Reading →

Justitia des Avocats

Lady Justice and the Ordre des Avocats Justice is Blind Lady Justice Justitia at night, City Hall, Antwerp, Belium. Justicia at City Hall, Antwerp, Belgium, The City Hall of Antwerp, Belgium, stands on the western side of Antwerp's Grote Markt (Great Market Square). Erected between 1561 and 1565 after designs made by Cornelis Floris de Vriendt and... Continue Reading →

Death, Detection and Crime: Was Murder Invented by literary Victorians?

I thought the easiest and quickest way to introduce this book is to share some review snippets: A study of the roots of our fascination with violent crime, Murder being an invention in Britain in the 19th century, 19th century murder as a template for modern crime and punishment, Engrossing as Flanders excels at following the trends... Continue Reading →

Iustitia

French playing card depicting Justice, dating from 1794. Bibliothèque nationale de France.   Faith47 – All Shall Be Equal Before The Law, Cape town   The Bridge Between Ideals and Reality 'People of South Africa struggled for a long time to exit the dark era of apartheid, and this had been an ongoing process. As said,... Continue Reading →

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