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DOC 2: Justice Wednesday, January 9, 2008 Dr. Wimberley [email protected] Office hours: Wed. 2-3pm SEQ 121 Diagram of the U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Declaration - “All men are created equal and are endowed by their creator in equal rights.” - Inalienable rights: can’t be taken away - Rights are endowed - Can’t be alienated…or give them away (can’t’ give up the rights) - Lack of political representation is main grievances Irish Declaration - Usurpation of the right to representation - It’s promise in terms of rights are similar. ..but sources are different - E.g. “The Republic guarantees religious and civil liberty, equal rights and equal opportunities to all its citizen…” - The rights are guaranteed…not endowed by creator. - Similar to U.S. Declaration on grieving of lack of political representation Indian Declaration - Similar to idea in U.S. declaration…1 st paragraph…have same concepts - the distinct is really different set of grievances…largely economic…complaint is about a
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Unformatted text preview: regressive tax system-education system has been destroyed (difference)-idea of economic justice is the core of the Declaration-end with declaration of non-violent • Written as political document for audience which was the people • This is a gentleman’s agreement. • These are documents on grievances, and what is going wrong…and to get people to occupy them. • Different from U.S. constitution 1 of 2 • Newly political state are usually turned around by the civil war • Ireland fought a civil war • Indian didn’t really have a civil war but has ongoing wars • U.S. had a civil war 80 years later. • The constitution didn’t have a lot of consensus around it • The problems didn’t really get resolve…until 80 years later…by the civil war • Problems got put on hold until civil war • King deprive us of right for trial by jury (ancient right) went right into the constitution • U.S. constitution fixed the problem 2 of 2...
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