To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Justice in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

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Justice in "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Summary: Harper Lee shows that justice is flawed through the classic novel "To Kill A Mockingbird."
Throughout To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee shows that justice is flawed. Within the novel, there are many difficulties that the characters must face, both in and out of court. The results are favorable to one side, but for that to occur, someone else must suffer.

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One obvious case of justice hurting an innocent person is in the trial of the Ewells vs. Tom Robinson. There were only three eyewitnesses in the case. Two witnesses, Bob Ewell and Mayella Ewell both testified, but their cases were easily broken apart by Atticus.

"Atticus was trying to show that Mr. Ewell could have beaten up Mayella... If her right eye was blackened and she was beaten on the right side of her face, it would tend to show that a left-handed person did it." (178)

Tom Robinson also stood at the stand, but his testimony was...

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