10 July, 2011

Lessons from the DSK "affair"

Whether you think DSK is guilty in other situations, the way his case at New York was handled was a new low for the system of Justice and for the media. Bernard-Henri Levy calls it "The cannibalisation of Justice by the Sideshow."
Not only were the media in a mad rush to arrive at their own (pre-determined ?) conclusions, but, it seems, so were those sworn to uphold the law.

DSK might have committed such acts elsewhere and at other times. But the modern system of Justice requires that the immediate case that is presented to a court of law has to be proven for a man to be found guilty.
Short-cuts are the very anti-thesis of Equal and Fair Justice.


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