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Try to picture this scene your favorite movie stare is caught with drugs on his person after being stopped by the police Before even being take to trial your celebrity is treated as if he didnt do a thing The trial comes around and because of his status as an actor the charges are dropped Now this is obviously not fair if we keep in mind the celebrity was 100 guilty of the accused crime Merely because the movie star hat copious amounts of money and influence on the public fairness was set aside Justice is said to be blind Unfortunately in many cases it simply looks only to whom the person is As I mentioned before justice although not always being so should be blind The law cannot be an emotional affair and must stay true to itself A starving boy steals a loaf of bread A common thief steals your television set Both of these occurrences should be treated in the same way regardless of circumstances Call me cold and cruel it doesnt matter when it comes down to obeying the letter of the law How can we have a fair society if we peek under the blindfold of justice to bestow special treatment on a case by case basis There is just no way to do that I know of a man albeit a fictional one who adamantly believes justice should be blind As For the man who sets his private friendship above the public welfare- I have no use for him King Creon king of Thebes in the play Antigone said that He would even go to the extreme measure of stoning his future daughter-in-law to uphold the law He believes that if criminals commit crimes they should be punished Simple He sees that
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