If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected — those, precisely, who need the law’s protection most! — and listens to their testimony.

James Baldwin (1924-1987) American novelist, playwright, activist
No Name in the Street (1972)
Added on 25-Feb-11 | Last updated 25-Feb-11
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