What does Justice mean to Me?

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JUSTICE WHAT JUSTICE MEANS TO ME? I’ll start by defining the “justice.” Justice is a noun meaning the quality of conforming to principles of reason, to generally accepted standards of right and wrong, and to the stated terms of laws, rules, agreements, etc., rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim, the administering of deserved punishment or reward, the maintenance or administration of what is just according to law, decisions regarding the treatment of individuals or the disposition o cases, as in a court. There are many other definitions of the word but these to me are important when you began to think about “justice”. Justice to me is when the law is applied according to way that it was written, as the law is written to help one both sides of case. As I sit a think about this more sometimes justice is not when the offender is given a life sentence for a crime that they have committed, it is when the person who has committed the crime gets the help he/she needs that they want commit that crime again. In today’s society people believe that justice is when the offender gets what they have coming to them. Justice is about helping both the victim/victim family or even the offender to heal the hurt. Justi Continue...

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In my conclusion, Justice is something that is rightfulness and lawfulness. "Justice teaches us to understand that faith, and love and religion are just as important -even more important-for us than money or fame. Justice where the law is concerned is that you should follow the exact wording of the law. The law changed after he was granted the stay to that only one parent had to be notified. I will make every attempt to see that justice is served for them because many times those get a bad wrap just because of the crime that they have committed. We as a society seem to believe that the shouldn't be justice for the offender. The is a true statement the society has put other things in front of people being human first. I feel that our society has become so driven by the prioritizing of wealth and property that the most important things in life are being pushed aside. It is respect for the rights of others, fairness and equality of treatment, the common good; and honesty and truth in our relationships. ce is something that is intended to help a person. I believe that being in the Juvenile Criminal Justice that I could start to put some things together that would help society to understand that our youth are in trouble and they need help, not to just throw them to the dogs. I agree with the CAFOD (Catholic Agency Of Overseas Development) "that justice is not only about keeping the law. In my choice to get into the Criminal Justice mainly for juveniles is so that they might be able to get the justice that they so deserve.


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