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The problem of justice

tradition and law in the Coast Salish world

by Bruce G. Miller

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln [Neb.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • British Columbia.,
  • Northwest, Pacific.
    • Subjects:
    • Coast Salish Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Washington (State),
    • Coast Salish Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- British Columbia,
    • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Northwest, Pacific

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-234) and index.

      StatementBruce G. Miller.
      SeriesFourth world rising
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFW505.5.C63 M55 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944545M
      ISBN 100803232217, 0803282753
      LC Control Number2001027347

      VIII: The Problem of Justice1 It is one of the paradoxes of modern history that in hardly any previous epoch has there been so much discussion of and so vehement demand for justice as in ours; and that at the same time it is precisely those movements to which this demand for justice has given rise which have led us into a condition th. —The Horn Book (starred review) Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

      The Problem with the Justice Department It’s a building full of prosecutors. Mark Osler. Imagine an incoming president of the United States announcing that he or she would take advice on criminal justice matters exclusively from a Federal Defender’s office. Moreover, the new chief executive intends to put the defenders in charge of federal. Social justice, despite its cheery, flowery connotation, is really just a stone’s throw away from vigilantism and just a few rows down the path from fascism. As much as you may hate to consider it, the Ku Klux Klan were very much a group driven by a weird sense of “social justice,” of a commoner’s law that superseded the ACTUAL law.

        The publisher of a soon-to-be-released book by an anonymous senior Trump administration official has told the Department of Justice it would not comply with its Author: Ben Gittleson.   Schopenhauer does not make an appearance in this book, but Sen's approach is arguably Schopenhauerian to this extent: "[A] theory of justice that can serve as the basis of .


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