One example of poetic justice is the fate of the character Mr. Bumble in the Charles Dickens novel "Oliver Twist." A wealthy sadist at the start of the novel, Mr. Bumble ends the tale as a pauper, working in a house he o... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Some examples of retributive justice would include a person who is sentenced to 30 years in jail for rape, or a person who is found guilty and must pay a fine, compensatory damages, lawyer fees and a fixed award to a pla... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

An example of distributive justice would be a country that practices egalitarianism and mandates that all of the people living within their society should receive the same benefits and the same burdens in an equal amount... More » World View Social Sciences
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