“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” - Mark Twain*
Justice is defined as the process of being "fair," or "right." It implies the maintenance of what is just by authority or power, and then corresponding administration of deserved reward or punishment. In essence, justice means that one gets what is coming to them according to an understanding of the TRUTH. Many people dedicate their lives to the pursuit of truth and justice.
Police officers, detectives and investigators work to discover the truth in order to ensure that crimes are effectively solved, that the guilty are prosecuted and that the innocent are protected.
Lawyers and judges seek the truth in order to ensure that the law is properly interpreted and carried out.
Journalists analyze various sources and report their findings in truth to the populace in order to ensure that people, especially those in power, are held accountable for their actions.
Archaeologists examine artifacts and sources from the distant past in order to gain an understanding of how people and cultures have developed.
Scientists and doctors need to find the scientific truth behind diseases, ailments and the mysteries of the universe in order to solve the problems facing mankind.
How do these investigators for truth go about giving justice to victims, to society, to patients or to the past? To begin, there are certain questions that need to be answered.