Paralegal Studies and Philosophy

Faculty Advisor

Timothy Ting


By surveying a pool of judges in the State of Illinois, their rationale within a hypothetical situation is analyzed against the backdrop of recent contradicting court decisions and the history of law. It is through analyzing this rationale that the factors that tip the scales of justice can be identified, so that actions can be taken to correct our legal system to ultimately uphold the standards of truth and justice it claims to support.