This is why justice is not found in courts. The best hope of finding justice is in combinations of legislative, judicial and social movements and, ultimately, in the hearts and souls of the citizens.<quoted text>
A verdict contrary to the facts presented in evidence is not "fair."
It's an old adage that going to court is like going to a poker game. You might go in thinking you have a good hand and come out losing your pants. It is a popular myth that justice is found in courts.
That's why there is a system of Appeal. Look at the original jury in the OJ trial. How many corrupt or inept judges get caught every year and those that are caught represents only the tip of a huge iceberg. Without an Appeals process in place, we'd be Banana Republic. Thank the Forefathers for this wisdom.
Pursuing justice in the courts is prohibitively expensive and this is the main reason that the wheels of justice turn so slowly and/or not at all. Mom & Pop America can't find justice for this reason.
Courts are not there for finding justice. But they are still necessary just like cops are jerks but society can't function without them. The blindfolded Lady of Justice cheats, lies and is ugly as hell but she carry's the unsheathed sword, Pal:]