Blog 2: Defining Justice- Post by Sept. 22

How do you best understand and define justice? What are some of the benefits and limitations of describing justice in this way? How might race, gender, or class privilege shape our understandings and applications of "justice"? Explain.

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We claim to be land of "justice" and equality. OUr legal system is touted as foundational to our democracy. Yet we fail to see humanity or justice in the most clearly unjust situations.
Is the execution of Troy Davis
Injustice epitomized?

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/us/final-pleas-and-vigils-in-troy-davis-execution.html?_r=1&hp&gwh=A81DB95E1EF7E1A7CFBB2485B0F8F7D9

I feel as if the next blog is due soon; when will the due date and details be posted?
Thanks!

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