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This form of justice was common before the emergence of an arbitration system based on state or organised religion.
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Jury, judge and executioner were riding the range in the form of a single unknown figure that could materialize anywhere, at any time, to dispense an ancient brand of justice the men of the new West had believed long outdated.
`` We the people of the Confederate States, each state acting in its sovereign and independent character, in order to form a permanent federal government, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity -- invoking the favor and the guidance of Almighty God -- do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Confederate States of America ''.
In his A Theory of Justice, John Rawls used a social contract argument to show that justice, and especially distributive justice, is a form of fairness: an impartial distribution of goods.
the scheme of distributive and corrective justice that would be established under the best political community ; were this to take the form of law, this could be called a natural law, though Aristotle does not discuss this and suggests in the Politics that the best regime may not rule by law at all.
Political philosophy is the study of such topics as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why ( or even if ) they are needed, what, if anything, makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should take and why, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if any, and when it may be legitimately overthrown, if ever.
New Granada will join Venezuela, if they convene to form a new republic, their capital will be Maracaibo …. This great nation would be called Colombia in tribute to the justice and gratitude of the creator of our hemisphere.
Perjury operates in American law as an inherited principle of the common law of England, which defined the act as the " willful and corrupt giving, upon a lawful oath, or in any form allowed by law to be substituted for an oath, in a judicial proceeding or course of justice, of a false testimony material to the issue or matter of inquiry.
In fact, it is even unclear whether Hart himself held this view in its broad form, for he insisted both that to be a legal system rules must have a certain minimum content, which content overlaps with moral concerns, and that it must attain at least some degree of justice in the administration of laws.
Angelo S. Rappoport in his Dictionary of Socialism ( 1924 ) analysed forty definitions of socialism to conclude that common elements of socialism include: general criticisms of the social effects of private ownership and control of capital-as being the cause of poverty, low wages, unemployment, economic and social inequality, and a lack of economic security ; a general view that the solution to these problems is a form of collective control over the means of production, distribution and exchange ( the degree and means of control vary amongst socialist movements ); agreement that the outcome of this collective control should be a society based upon social justice, including social equality, economic protection of people, and should provide a more satisfying life for most people.
Due to the sudden initiation of the war, working government departments, police units or a system of justice and accountability for the newly-created Islamic State of Afghanistan did not have time to form.
A victim impact panel is a form of community-based or restorative justice in which the crime victims ( or relatives and friends of deceased crime victims ) meet with the defendant after conviction to tell the convict about how the criminal activity affected them, in the hope of rehabilitation or deterrence.
Non-judicial punishment in the United States military, is a form of military justice authorized by Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Many people had to fill in a new background form, called a Meldebogen, and were given over to justice under a Spruchkammer.
Following the success in addressing the UN, the " Return Our Land " movement evolved into the Aboriginal Constitution Movement, in which the aboriginal representatives demanded appropriate wording in the ROC Constitution to ensure indigenous Taiwanese, " dignity and justice " in the form of enhanced legal protection, government assistance to improve living standards in indigenous communities, and the right to identify themselves as " yuan chu min ".
According to the party platform, freedom, justice, and social solidarity, form the basis of social democracy.
In April 1949, he issued the encyclical " Redemptoris Nostri Cruciatus ", in which he appealed for justice for the Palestinian refugees and repeated his call for an " international status " as the best form of protection for the holy places.
A court is a form of tribunal, often a governmental institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law.
* Young Black Men and the Criminal Justice System: A Growing National Problem ( 1990 ) – a report that documented that nearly one in four African American males in the age group 20-29 was under some form of criminal justice supervision
This period succeeded the German occupational administration but preceded the authority of the French Provisional Government, and therefore lacked a form of institutional justice.
" We the peoples of the United Nations determined: to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom, And for these ends: to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbours, and to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security, and to ensure, by the acceptance of principles and the institution of methods, that armed force shall not be used, save in the common interest, and to employ international machinery for the promotion of the economic and social advancement of all peoples, Have resolved to combine our efforts to accomplish these aims: Accordingly, our respective Governments, through representatives assembled in the city of San Francisco, who have exhibited their full powers found to be in good and due form, have agreed to the present Charter of the United Nations and do hereby establish an international organization to be known as the United Nations.
" Believing that " The police mind is usually of a sadistic and homicidal trend ", he noted that they carried out the " ruthless punishment of symbolic scapegoats in the form of prostitutes, derelicts, Negroes, radicals, drunks, and other helpless and insignificant members of the nation indivisible " under the pretence of a country that had " liberty and justice for all.
After the Monte Rangers disbanded, justice for Los Angeles County, in the form of a lynching, was often provided by the local vigilantes called the " El Monte Boys ".
form and was
Her form was silhouetted and with the strong light I could see the outlines of her body, a body that an artist or anyone else would have admired.
Twenty minutes later she was at the desk of the Grafin's pension, her tears dried, signing a hotel form and asking for a bath.
But her conscious need was to break away from constricting patterns of form, a need to let the experience shape itself.
I granted this might be so, but found the result to be even more attention to form than was the case previously.
Though sex in some form or other enters into all human activity and it was a good thing that Freud emphasized this aspect of human nature, it is fantastic to explain everything in terms of sex.
Anyone who tried to remedy some of the most glaring defects in our form of democracy was denounced as a traitorous red whose real purpose was the destruction of our government.
Neither was Henrietta hoydenish like Jo, who frankly wished she were a boy and had deliberately shortened her name, which, like Henrietta's, was the feminine form of a boy's name.
Olgivanna -- in her country the nickname was a respectful form of address -- was not only attractive but shrewd, durable, sensible, and smart.
this was the form in which their private feud most often appeared in the Tory press, especially the Examiner.
It may be thought unfortunate that he was called on entirely by accident to perform, if again we may trust the opening of the oratio, for it marks the beginning for us of his use of his peculiar form of witty word play that even in this Latin banter has in it the unmistakable element of viciousness and an almost sadistic delight in verbally tormenting an adversary.
Our comment was that this was `` featherbedding '' in its ultimate form and that sympathy for the railroad was misplaced since it had entered into such an agreement.
But that year was different, for just as the city, in the form of my street clothes, had intruded upon my mountain nights, so an essential part of the summer gave promise of continuing into the fall: Jessica and I, about to be separated not by a mere footbridge or messhall kitchen but by the immense obstacle of residing in cruelly distant boroughs, had agreed to correspond.
that he was `` devoting an average of 100 hours a month to actual preaching publicly '', in addition to 50 to 75 hours in other ministerial duties, and that he opposed war in any form.
As soon as the time came for re-sharpening, the precise form of the gear tooth was lost and a new cutter had to be made.
Mold was used as pattern and clay cut by holding knife at about 45-degree angle, to form an undercut, making base smaller than the pattern top.
Together they also developed a new form of voltaic cell in which the wooden trough was replaced by one of copper, thereby producing stronger currents.