A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 10, 2013
“It’s a legal system, not a justice system”

Entry in progress—B.P.

4 May 1992, Hartford (CT) Courant, “City rally targets fear as unfounded: Rally targets racial fear in Hartford” by Tom Puleo and Dana Tofig, pg. A1:
“Our legal system in this country is not a justice system,” said Louis Martin, executive director of the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

Google Books
Contemporary American-Jewish Novel
By Tarlochan Singh Anand
Jalandhur: ABS Publications
1994
Pg. 199:
“The U.S. has a legal system, not a justice system. As an American, I feel outraged and embarrassed.”

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The Cartel:
Lawyers and Their Nine Magic Tricks

By Evan Whitton
Sydney: Herwick
1998
Pg. 20:
As Mel Barnett says, the common law is not a justice system, only a legal system.

Google Books
Crime, It Can Happen to You:
The Story of Victim Support Service

By Jo Robinson
Kent Town, South Australia: Wakefield Press
2004
Pg. 137:
Many victims believe we have a legal system but not a justice system. In the case of serious crimes a victim’s life will never be the same.

Google Books
Pink Blood:
Homophobic Violence In Canada

By Douglas Janoff
Toronto: University of Toronto Press
2005
Pg. 252:
She told me: ‘This is a legal system, not a justice system. If you’re looking for validation and justice, you won’t get it. You have to go to the community to heal.’

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Thursday, January 10, 2013 • Permalink