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What are the 3 principles of Justice?

Fairness, Equality, and Access.


What is Fairness?

The idea that the administration of justice is impartial, without bias, and is consistent with community expectations concerning the way people should be treated.


What is Equality?

The idea that every person/organisation facing a legal dispute is not privileged or benefited, nor discriminated or disadvantaged due to who they are, or the crime they have been accused of.


What is Access?

The idea that all people are able to effectively utilise the legal system, including the ability to seek legal aid, and be given methods for resolving disputes.