And Justice for All, Student Anthology

And Justice for All, Student Anthology

JSE-AJSC | ISBN 978-078915228-2 | Softcover | $13.95
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What is justice? This anthology from the Literature & Thought series contains literature that challenges the reader, promotes critical thinking, and encourages independent exploration of themes and issues related to this topic.

Prologue

Amos 5:24

Creating Context

The Question of Fairness • Justice Through the Ages • Concept Vocabulary


Cluster One: What's Fair—What's Not?

Thinking Skill: Evaluating

Someone Who Saw (short story)
David Gifaldi
Crossing the Line (article)
Nell Bernstein
Innocent Have I Been Tortured, Innocent Must I Die (letter)
Johannes Junius, with Milton Meltzer
The Law vs. Justice (satire)
Dave Barry
Could a Woman Do That? (essay)
Anita Gustafson

Cluster Two: Who Judges?

Thinking Skill: Analyzing

And Justice for All (article)
Johnny D. Boggs
Shrewd Todie and Lyzer the Miser (Ukrainian folktale)
Isaac Bashevis Singer
justice (poem)
w. r. rodriguez
Words (short story)
Dian Curtis Regan

Cluster Three: Punishment or Mercy?

Thinking Skill: Comparing and Contrasting

The Quality of Mercy (Moroccan folktale)
Sharon Creeden
Portia's Speech (monologue)
William Shakespeare
The Bishop's Candlesticks (drama)
Lewy Olfson, based on Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
This Isn't Kiddy Court (commentary)
Judge Judy Sheindlin

Cluster Four: Thinking on Your Own

Thinking Skill: Synthesizing

The United States v. Susan B. Anthony (biography)
Margaret Truman
Dumb Criminal Tales (anecdotes)
Daniel R. Butler et al.
The Truth About Sharks (short story)
Joan Bauer
Martin Luther King, Jr. (poem)
Gwendolyn Brooks