Essay Justice

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Justice      Every action or decision we make is either justifiable or unjustifiable. Justice is usually decided by society or the "norm." The "norm" changes from one society to another. However, there are always laws that can be broken, consequences that must follow, and punishment that must be imparted. Justice can be seen in two different ways, social and criminal. Justice is in the eye of the beholder because we all have different attitudes about right and wrong.      Criminal justice is a term that refers to the area of social laws which a group of people deem valuable in order for the day-to-day mechanics of society to function. When these laws are broken, the…show more content…
No matter what verdict would have been handed-down, someone, somewhere would have been unsatisfied. If Shively were sentenced to be executed, then his family and friends would have had to fight for justice until the day he died. As the verdict of "not guilty" arrived, Paterson's family, many police officers, and friends of the family cried for justice. Yet, justice had been served.      Equal and satisfying justice has always been a problem. On May 30, 1939 a group of Texas Rangers decided to ambush and murder two people they wanted to destroy. They shot seventy five bullets into a man named Clyde and fifty four deadly bullets into a young lady named Bonnie. Of course, this is the famous story of the outlaw couple, Bonnie and Clyde. This action branched across the guaranteed right to due process. Another incident of the criminal justice's injustices occurred when the ATF decided to arrest David Koresh and his followers. We know how this story ends. The ATF was the reason that many people died and was probably the cause of the Oklahoma City bombing.      A more recent incident is one that was taped by a helicopter. A group of illegal Mexican immigrants were trying to get to the land of freedom and justice for all. After arriving they were hunted down by the border patrol in California. After the border patrol caught them they beat them up. This group of Mexicans were beat up for attempting to
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