Research topic; Access to Justice: evidence of the experiences of minority groups based on ethnicity, identity and sexuality
Significance of the topic
Every human being in the world has a right to justice. As it is obvious, justice is a perception of moral relevance based on ethics, law, and equity, along with the retribution of the violation of known ethics. This topic focuses on justice and its unequal partiality in accessibility as it relates to minority groups based on ethnicity, identity and sexuality. The significance of the topic is that it covers all verifications on accessibility of justice to minority groups; blacks, gypsies and travelers, immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers, and sexually marginalized groups like the homosexuals. Researching the topic also provides ways in developing the access to justice for the marginalized groups. This is because everyone has a right to justice.
The research paper will focus on an appraisal of research surveying the experiences marginal factions who interact with the criminal justice structure. According to Research established during the appraisal designated that racist persecution was noteworthy when bearing in mind minority racial societies and their incidents of crime. Results from the British Crime Survey (cited in Stonewall, 2007) proposes more than a third of attacks aimed against Asian and black citizens are believed to be racially aggravated by respondents. In addition, the assortment within marginal racial communities is a subject ubiquitous inside research literature. It is imperative to take into account the definite backgrounds and understandings of particular communities, rather than depending on open racial categories. These broad categorizations could obscure major discrepancies among racial communities. Therefore, by researching this topic one gets to realize the importance of justice administration and issues associated with it.
The topic focuses on the unequal administration of justice to the so-called minorities in the world. The main concept behind this research paper is demonstrating the administration of justice and then focusing on the unequal distribution of the same to the minorities. The paper also focuses on the right to justice by everyone and ties this to the partial administration of that justice. The paper also from the topic research offers recommendations on the issue of judicial partiality in regards to the minorities.
The topic and the subject being researched on are relevant to the research topic, access to justice. It is also obvious that one of the justice administration issues in the world today is the discrimination of its actual administration. It is therefore relevant to research the topic in relation to access to justice as a justice administration issue.
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4. Garland, J., Spalek, B., & Chakraborti, N. (2006) Hearing Lost Voices: Issues in Researching Hidden Minority Ethnic Communities. British Journal of Criminology 46: 423-437.
5. Stonewall, Dick, S, (2008) “Hate Crime”, the British Crime Survey 2007.