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(Blind Fold)

Not one law for blacks another white Not one law for women another for men Not one law for rich another for poor


Proportionality of  punishments to crime Decision a function of the evidence not whim of judge Rewards a function of productivity not coercion.

(the sword)

Punishment must be swift and certain Justice delayed is justice denied

(sword pointed down)

The more law,

the less justice

Particularity Facts of case must be respected Situations differ.
Reciprocity No rights without duty to respect the rights of others. No duties without rights. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Sufficiency First comes food, then morality Starting gate 40 acres and a mule
Equality of Opportunity Starting gate Ladder Level playing field