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...rule of law set out to address this struggle holds a theoretical principle to treat all who come before it fairly and equally. With this Boudreau further argues that the formal judicial system systematically construct an opinion amongst the public about criminality and shaping the image of crime and the criminal. In the final chapters of his book Boudreau is clear and concise in demonstrating how this construction of the image of crime and the criminal perpetuates existing socio-economic inequalities and inequalities in class, gender and ethnic relations. With this I can say Boudreau has effectively convinced me of his argument that the justice system presents a contradiction in the rule of law, as it promises equality and fairness to all who come before it, yet otherwise can be demonstrated. Overall I fell Boudreau was effective in demonstrating this contradiction.
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