The Unjust system in Wizard Barristers – Benmashi Cecil


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It should be obvious to anyone who has watched Wizard Barristers so far that the justice system created to deal with crimes involving wizards is inherently unjust. Rather than trying to find the cause of problems and deal with them in the correct manner, what we have seen suggests that this system was created for the sole purpose of punishing those with special powers and abilities. The first time we see the magic courtroom and the systems put in place to deal with magical crime at work it is strikingly obvious how unfair the whole thing is. The attitudes displayed in episode one with regards to magicians are reminiscent of the American justice system where defendants are considered guilty and must demonstrate their innocence. Wizards brought before this special court are assumed to be guilty – and some of them are – but instead of taking a balanced view on the issue, it is up to the Wizard Barristers to provide conclusive evidence of innocence, often against overwhelming odds. Read more of this post