In his light of definition and throughout his Birmingham letters, Dr. King provided his definitions of just and unjust laws and I, too, can agree with his views and definition as my understanding and definitions are similar to Dr. King’s. According to me, a just should be one that is ethical, fair, unbiased, and one that honors each individual who resides within the law’s jurisdictions without any discrimination or racism; a law that is respected and honored by the nation as a whole and not in parts. Dr. King w...
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...s the murder of another human legally; it’s inhumane. Across the globe, in countries such as Saudi Arabia, the male guardianship is also an example of an unjust law as it is a discriminating and sexist towards females within the Saudi Arabian law’s jurisdictions. Fortunately, there also exist laws such as the same sex marriage which was legalized in the United States of American last year. Indeed, it is a very just law as it’s protecting the basic rights of individuals within the American nation by protecting their personal choices without any interference from the government. Laws are, indeed, man-made codes which have been in place for a long period of time some can be defined as just while others are unjust. Just laws should be made to honor all individuals living within a nation and should they fail to honor and protect each individual, they ought to be modified.
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