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 ~
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? ~