ARLT 2 Study Guide

ARLT 2 Study Guide - JUSTICE (HUMAN) I. Yen-Chih a. Chinese...

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JUSTICE (HUMAN) I. Yen-Chih a. Chinese concept of guilty until proven innocent; threat of physical torture to force people to admit to crimes. a.i. E Ch’iu-chun was arrested and tortured until the case came under prefect Wu Nan-tai. a.ii. The judge threatened to physically torture Wang to get the truth out of her. a.iii. The justice system tortured Su-Chieh and forced him to make a false confession to the murder. b. Miscarriage of Justice b.i. Because of his secret relationship with Wang (who was not considered a very honest/respectable woman) and the fact that he tried to seduce the sickly Yen-Chih, the judges were ready to believe that Su-Chieh was guilty of murder. b.ii. Unable to stand the pain, Su-Chieh falsely confesses to the murder. Even though justice was not served, everyone praised Prefect Wu. c. Positive administration of justice c.i. Shih Yu-shan believed that Su-Chieh, despite his dishonest dealings, was not guilty of murder and reopened the case. c.ii.
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course ARLT 100g taught by Professor 02:00-03:20pm during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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