Problem

Elitist legal judgements

Other Names:
Active judicial prejudice
Inequitable administration of justice
Elitist justice
Nature:
Justice serves only the the rich and influential who have any control over the structures of law when majority of people are not able to participate in articulating the need for new (and the revision of old) statutes to meet present-day needs.
Claim:
The present legal system has a bias toward the rich and powerful - the people who have run the system for hundreds of years.
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
12.02.1997 – 00:00 CET