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Time to begin restoring justice to Canada’s justice system.

Tarnoff, Richard
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) CCPA Monitor. 19(2):16-17.

The problem with a justice system based only on laws,
however, goes beyond the fact that the
laws are biased in favour of an élite. In
order to administer the “law,” justice is
removed from the community and placed
in the hands of “experts”: judges, lawyers,
prison officials, etc. These professionals,
though they may be well-meaning, have
a very different focus from that of the
community. As a result, while extensive
time and effort is spent arguing over
points of law, issues that are important
to the victims and to the community are neglected.(excerpt)


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