Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Why Justice Should be Blind

It did not take long to find the following article complaining (I nearly said screaming) about a convicted prisoner being taken back into prison for breaching his licence conditions.

Of course we don't know all the facts in this case as they have deliberately been kept private to stop revenge attacks.

Take a look at these pictures of justice:

The first is the traditional picture of Justice who is blindfold so she only weighs the facts and the second is the figure on top of The Old Bailey who, for some reason, isn't blindfold. I do hope were are not moving to a version of justice in this country that is based on emaotional response instead of blindly weighing the facts.

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