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Jus303

  1. 1. JUSTICE 303: FINAL PROJECT When is Justice Served?
  2. 2. What is Theory? <ul><li>According to Webster’s Dictionary a Theory is a belief, policy, or procedure proposed or followed as the basis of action. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Makes theory great?! <ul><li>The neat and fun thing about Theory is that everyone has one :) </li></ul><ul><li>Because everyone has a theory that means that there is room to discuss and argue and explore and grow. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Justice? <ul><li>Everyone has their own beliefs and theories as to what Justice means to them. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the true meaning of Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>According to the dictionary the definition of Justice there is: “the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments” </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Justice pt.2 <ul><li>Justice is when the wrongs are made right and the people who commits crimes are properly punished. </li></ul><ul><li>Two theories on types of punishments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilitarian Justice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retributive Justice </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Utilitarian Justice <ul><li>Is a form of justice where the outcome benefits everyone involved, even the perpetrator of the crime. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Retributive Justice <ul><li>Form of Justice where the guilty is punished adequately for the crimes he/she has committed. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. The death penalty for a child molesting murder. </li></ul>
  8. 8. When is Justice Served? <ul><li>Justice can’t always be served. </li></ul><ul><li>Many times its not because of the short comings of the legal system, but because there is no way possible to serve justice. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Illinois Family deaths ruled murder-suicide <ul><li>Chicago, Illinois. </li></ul><ul><li>Four family members were found dead. </li></ul><ul><li>Case was ruled as a murder-suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>The case is on going but it looks as if the father murdered his two sons and his wife, before taking his own life. (&quot;Illinois family deaths,&quot; 2009) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>This article shows that Justice can not always be served. </li></ul><ul><li>How does one get justice in a case like this? </li></ul><ul><li>The guilty person took his own life, so when does Justice come into play. </li></ul>
  11. 11. If justice could be served <ul><li>In this particular article if justice could be served, which of the two forms of justice would serve appropriately? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Citations: <ul><li>(2009, November 27). Illinois family deaths ruled murder-suicide. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/11/27/illinois.four.dead/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>justice. (2009). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.Retrieved November 29, 2009,from </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/justice </li></ul><ul><li>theory. (2009). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.Retrieved November 29, 2009, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theory </li></ul>

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