Justice Is The End Of Government Essay

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Every year, common everyday people remorsefully record their confessions for the police hoping to barter for a reduced sentence. In certain cases, police and prosecutors use their power to pursue a forced confession regardless of revealing the true perpetrator. Even worse, citizens frequently have no knowledge of their rights, including a class of citizens who are mentally ill. Mentally ill citizens are inept to many social skills in life and can be manipulated effortlessly. While investigators aggressively pursue a confession, for an easily attainable conviction, of mentally ill citizens, they lack the training necessary and use legal, persuasive tactics that deceives the citizens and results in a false confessions. On the founding of the United States Constitution, Madison, a federalist advocate, said, "Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until Liberty be lost in the pursuit" (Madison). The founding fathers constructed the constitution as a set of tools, for the government and later the people, to seek justice in the conviction of the government 's actions. In similarity to fire 's unpredictability, when someone seeks to control the power, they often get burnt. As a result, the founding fathers set restrictions on the government in order to preserve the rights of the people and guarantee liberty, which is voided only to an absolute jury 's conviction. If that is true, then the
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