Politics of Meaning Draft Platform: Plank on Law
Gabel, Peter, Tikkun
POLITICS OF MEANING DRAFT PLATFORM: Plank on Law
This plank was prepared by Peter Gabel, Thane Rosenbaum, and Nanette Schorr.
The legal system is arguably the most important public arena in our society; it defines how we are expected to relate to one another within civil society and how the government is expected to treat us as citizens. It also shapes our understanding of the meaning of injustice and justice, and therefore profoundly influences our society's ethical consciousness, our perception of right and wrong in human relations. While other aspects of our culture--in particular, religion--also speak to these issues in important ways, it is law and the legal system …
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Publication information: Article title: Politics of Meaning Draft Platform: Plank on Law. Contributors: Gabel, Peter - Author. Magazine title: Tikkun. Volume: 11. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 1996. Page number: 31+. © 2002 Tikkun. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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