Justice Quotations

Oh Our Beautiful, Inspiring Civic Buildings

Oh Our Beautiful, Inspiring Civic Buildings

I have to tell you, then when I walked in the door of Main Justice (Department of Justice building) this morning, it really did feel like I was coming home. I first walked into this building when I was 26 years old. I was here for a job interview and I was awestruck....

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Why Biblical Justice

Why Biblical Justice

Contemporary justice...sees as its primary focus the maintenance of order. Because of this, and because it can separate questions of criminal justice from social justice, the order which it tends to maintain is the present order, the status quo. All to often,...

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The Rule of Law

The Rule of Law

The central principle of America's founding was that the rule of law would be the prime equalizing force, the ultimate guardian of justice. The founders considered vast inequality in every other realm to be inevitable and even desirable. Some would be rich, and many...

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Memory is Prayer

Memory is Prayer

On this Memorial Day, let us give thought to all the ways that memory is prayer. Let us remember especially all those who truly serve the cause of peace, justice, and freedom. Let us remember without judgment all those who are caught up in the fighting of " wars or...

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They Rise, They Rise

  They Rise, They Rise The twenty-five-year-old John Lewis and his age-mates in the Civil Rights movement were the descendants of generations of people who had suffered the worst America has to offer, but had not given up on the vision of freedom, justice, and...

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May All Live Free From Harm

  May All Live Free From Harm The Elephant, which is especially targeted, is a mighty, highly intelligent relative. To hunt them down, chop off their heads to send back to America, subject them to torture for entertainment, and mutilate them for their tusks, is...

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Time To Reorder

  If dominating and destructive relations to the earth are interrelated with gender, class, and racial domination, then a healed relation to the earth cannot come about simply through technological ‘fixes.’ It demands a social reordering to bring about just and...

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Why We Love Oprah – Their Time is Up

    Why We Love Oprah - Their Time is Up And there’s someone else: Recy Taylor, a name I know and I think you should know, too. In 1944, Recy Taylor was a young wife and a mother. She was just walking home from a church service she’d attended in Abbeville,...

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Why Are We Picking On The Kids

Why Are We Picking On The Kids

The average American sees kids being arrested and sometimes even jailed for possessing marijuana or other minor crimes. But when it comes to Wall Street executives, some of the wealthiest and most powerful people in this country, whose illegal behavior caused pain and...

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