blind justice


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blind justice

- The Greek statue for justice is wearing a blindfold so she cannot see the bribes being offered to her, hence blind justice.
See also related terms for justice.
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People talk about evidence as if it could really be weighed in scales by a blind Justice.
Since the 15th century, Lady Justice has often been depicted wearing a blindfold, which is supposed to represent objectivity - showing that justice is or should be meted out objectively, without fear or favor, and regardless of identity, money, power, or weakness; blind justice and impartiality.
In a system that is supposed to have blind justice, is it not an injustice that the person who can pay to get out of jail gets out for the same offense, but the person who cant pay to get out of jail sits in jail with all these other residual consequences?
Liam has been key in the birth of Built Upon Sand's debut EP Blind Justice, and Integrity is the first single from this record.
So he advocated harnessing the motivation from group binding and family rather than the Western blind justice and bureaucratic efficiency.
I'd rather help you create your new love deal than guide you through the lengthy and painful litigation of a breakup with no rules except those dictated by blind justice.
It's an anni versary that is cause not only for protests, but also for mourning - the decision granted corporations and unions the right to spend unlimited money to influence elections, and gave a new and unhappy meaning to the term blind justice.
There is no larger lesson to be learned -- only blind justice to be administered.
Eldard gained considerable attention in the '90s with roles on ER, HBO's Bastard Out of Carolina, the lead on Blind Justice and a trio of short-lived sitcoms.
Blind justice should never be blind to self-examination.
INITIALLY YOURS 1 Full Metal Jacket; 2 High Plains Drifter; 3 Lay Down Sally; 4 Standing In The Shadows Of Love; 5 Blind Justice.
He enlisted local bands Marblehead Johnson, Blind Justice, Thunder Pig and Revolver, for a gig at Brymbo Cricket Club.