The Philosophy Of Law And Justice

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The Philosophy of Law and Justice Ratika Sharma Monday, September 23, 2014 CLU3M1 Miss Dowhaniuk “…No matter how plain a women may be if truth and loyalty are stamped upon her face all will be attracted to her...” Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 2014 in New York City, New York. She was the only the only daughter of Anna Hall and Elliot Roosevelt; she was the middle child in her trio of siblings. Her brothers were Elliot Roosevelt Jr. and Gracie Hall Roosevelt who were the oldest and youngest siblings respectively. The Roosevelt siblings encountered trauma at a young age. Their mother passed away when Eleanor was only eight years old and their father passed away shortly after, when Eleanor just turned…show more content…
She was heavily influenced by the unfair conditions people of colour encountered and the women’s suffrage movement. Roosevelt was influenced to say this quote because she was fully aware of the rights white men were accustomed to versus everyone else in society. Although certain groups of people were granted more rights than others, it does not mean it is fair to minorities. A society can thrive when everyone is given equal rights all the time, not when superiority groups deem so to minorities. Simply, this quote means that if we are to grant justice to a certain group of people, we must do so to all the people, regardless if they belong to the minority group or not. It can be very easy to only give rights to a certain group of people, but that would cause chaos and can corrupt our government system. Fundamentally, justice is one of our most important rights as human beings and is something that is entitled to us, as Canadians, regardless of age, gender or ethnicity. Justice is also necessary for everyone as injustice towards certain groups can cause violence. “Your crown has been bought and paid for”, said Maya Angelou. Many people are proud of western civilization for changing our mindset towards big issues such as women’s rights and multiculturalism, but many forget that our nation was not always so free and open. We must respect our ancestors for changing society and not take our rights for

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