The three great principles of law, justice & mercy not only undergird the practice of criminal law, they guide my daily life & living.
These days, & quite often, I find myself thinking about their impact on the lives of those around me & around the world.… Read More ~ law justice and mercy: the difference? ~
Have you see the amazing bronze statue of Lady Justice – from the Latin Justitia (Iustitia) – at the entry way to the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottowa?
What you see is an amazing version, a steadfast Justitia standing vigil over the Court. She is gothic. She is dark. She is . . .… Read More ~ gothic & menacing, Justitia means business as she stands vigil over the Supreme Court of Canada ~
… although a society is a cooperative venture for mutual advantage, it is typically marked by a conflict as well as an identity of interests. There is an identity of interests since social cooperation makes possible a better life for all than any would have if each were to try to live solely by his… Read More The Circumstances of 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… Read More Justice Art: ‘There’s no Justice, there is just us’ as police spank Lady Justice ….
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… Read More Justitia des Avocats
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,… Read More Iustitia
LAW, n. Once Law was sitting on the bench, And Mercy knelt a-weeping. “Clear out!” he cried, “disordered wench! Nor come before me creeping. Upon your knees if you appear, ‘Tis plain your have no standing here.” Then Justice came. His Honor cried: “Your status? — devil seize you!” “Amica curiae,” she… Read More ~ law, justice and mercy: who wins? ~