Problem

Inequality before the law


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Inequitable administration of justice
Denial of right to equal protection by the law
Prejudicial treatment in the administration of justice
Biased legal systems
Nature:

Unequal access to legal advice, representation and other legal facilities, which may or may not be written into the law, acts as a special restriction on the rights of certain sections of the community.

Claim:

The poor, outcasts and minorities are discriminated against in the enforcement and the interpretation of law. Proposals for change offered by sub-groups are rejected by the majority body as not serving the needs of the whole.

Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
20.05.2019 – 16:41 CEST