Canada's Justice System

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Canada's Justice System It’s a common belief that western nations believe that their own justice system is blind, and that all people are equal before the eyes of the law. Whether or not that’s true is an entirely different scenario. Canadians take pride in our open mind approach to and acceptance of all cultures, multiculturalism is what makes this Canada so unique and great. A closer in depth analysis into Canada’s justice system will show that their acceptance of all cultures did not leak through to the confinements of its courts. Why it is that one race or class is more likely to be an inmate? From a racial standpoint, is it in the genetics or the way that they are raised that inevitably lands them the hands of the judicial system or are there other factors that contribute to one race having a high number of criminals. Another form of possible discrimination that’s quite evident through out the legal system is that of class segregation. The poor are far more frequent in jail then the middle and upper class, but is it just a coincidence? Or are they being targeted by middle class police officers, lawyers, and judges? Through out this critical assessment of the Canada’s justice system it is important first to identify the poor, then to identify the criminals, and conclude if there is any direct relationship between the two categories, then a judgment can be made on the discriminations (if any) on Canada’s justice system. Class segregation is no secret, every country has it even if some are more unspoken then others. In capitalist societies there is a min... ... middle of paper ... ...uitted due to lack of funds for proper representation. They are then stuck in a struggle in which they need to achieve economic wealth, but don’t have the money for the top schools therefore lack the education, and they can’t get a good job because no one will give them a chance, therefore lack of experience. It then becomes a cycle where the poor stay poor and continue to get poorer, while as the rich continue to thrive and get richer. With race aside, the battle truly becomes the rich against the poor, a true capitalist society in which the poor are in fact the majority however are forced into lives of crime while the minority of rich life in safe areas, and live a rather lavish lifestyle. However this is what Canada is, and what it will continue to be the land where the rich get richer, and the poor get prison.
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