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Do you think Our Courts are more about the Money or the Justice?
If so why did you experience this personally?
Take the Supreme Court decision concerning Citizens United. The court seemed to be operating in openly and nakedly partisan mode on this one. As "citizens" all of us are directly affected by it. This is the decision that says corporations can spend unlimited amounts of money directly on political campaigns and candidates. This will only further crowd out the voices of the "little guy," it seems to me.
To ask if the courts are more about money or justice is a bit misleading, if I may say so. It has a lot to do with capitalism. For the ruling class, things that preserve, defend, and promote their Interests (read money and property) are good and in fact, "just" things. For the ruling class the protection of their material interests is JUSTICE!
by kennynext19 months ago
I have been on hubpages almost two months and I just enjoy writing. Is there others here who just want to write and are not concerned about the money?
by My Esoteric20 months ago
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by karl4 years ago
Has the media in US courts helped the cause of justice or hindered it?A senior Judge in the UK is now advocating that the press is let into some UK courts, to aid the course of justice.Sir James Munby, head of the...
by David Stillwell5 years ago
What is the point of globalization and foreign policy if we do not take care of our own people?It seems that the differeneces in culture, governments and ambitions are still too far apart for globalization to really...
by Susan Reid4 years ago
I just read about the virtues of the American legal system on another thread.And the inevitable rebuttal that innocent people are imprisoned falsely.I invite you to share here on experiences with our (or your --...
by rotl7 years ago
I hear people say that and always wonder, when someone says that, is it actually all about the money?
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