What Justice Means To Me (SaveUKJustice)

A few days ago, we were in a lesson, and someone said something wasn't fair. One of the girls said "that's justice, stupid". Ignoring the "stupid" bit, I put some thought into this statement. To me, it wasn't exactly justice; because she got punished for something she didn't do, and didn't get a fair trial. Well, at school it's less of a fair trial than trying to concede to the teacher in question. But then, to be completely honest, with most teachers you keep quiet and take it. 

Back to the whole justice thing. This girl that said it was justice was wrong, to me. Because there was no justice for this girl. So, it was more of false accusation. 

1. the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause.
2. rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim or title; justness of ground or reason: to complain with justice.
3. the moral principle determining just conduct.
4. conformity to this principle, as manifested in conduct; just conduct, dealing, or treatment.
5. the administering of deserved punishment or reward.
Personal (/mixed from others) definition... It's about being able to fight your corner when falsely accused of something, so right to a fair trial, and that it should be given when deserved. People should be able to be free, able to know that they didn't do something. And others should believe them! To me, justice should always be there for those who deserve it. If a person doesn't deserve it, them they shouldn't get it. Like, those who plead guilty in court know they don't deserve it. Sometimes it's for different reasons, of course. But even if it is for a different reason, they probably have that reason somewhere in their head. 

So therefore, just getting punished for what you haven't done and not being able to fight for your corner isn't justice. Justice is about fair trial. 


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