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Justice Seen is Justice Done

“It is not merely of some importance but is of fundamental importance, that justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.”

Gordon Hewart, Lord Chief Justice of England (1922-1940)


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Mayor LaGuardia and Justice for a Stolen Loaf of Bread

The bleak, dreary years of the Great Depression brought an energetic, ambitious, and unconventional mayor to the city of New York. Fiorello H. LaGuardia (1882-1947) swept into office, following successive mayors who were crippled by corruption and incompetence. He lost no time in tackling his agenda of restoring economic stability to the city, combatting corruption, […]

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