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Arthur Goodridge: Black Death: The Rashomon Effect and Our Symbols of Justice

 He [Kurosawa] found that seeing is not always seeing clearly and that realizing this fact helped his colleagues filter out their misperceptions and gain more accurate data. How does the Rashomon effect help us in our healing process? How does the Rashomon effect affect our ability to adjudicate our justice system? By Arthur Goodridge  Truthout.org | More

Sean Nevins: Justice Is Blind To Those Who Can’t Afford It

MintPress explores the two vastly different prosecutory worlds available to those with money, power and influence, and those without it, finding discrepancies between how the U.S. justice system handles corporate and street crimes. By Sean Nevins  MintPressNews.com  December 10, 2014    Wall Street protesters denouncing the taxpayer bailout of “too-big-to-fail” banks. (Photo: A. Golden/ Creative More

Chiapas: Peace Caravan

Chiapas: Caravan to the South Day 3    SIPAZ Drawings for peace (@SIPAZ) The third day of the journey of the Carvan for Peace in Chaipas began with a visit by a commission of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity to the Zapatista caracol of Oventic.  A member of the Good-Government Council (JBG) gave More

Crisis of Confidence: How Washington Lost Faith in America’s Courts, by Karen J. Greenberg

Tomgram: Karen J. Greenberg, Taking the Justice Out of the Justice System Posted by Karen J. Greenberg, August 21, 2011.  TomDispatch.com Can you even remember the world before 9/11?  You know, the one where you weren’t stripped in the airport or body-wanded at the ballpark?  It’s as much a lost world as anything Conan Doyle ever imagined.  And it seems there’s no turning More

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