Similarities Between To Kill A Mockingbird And The Scottsboro Boys Trial

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Miscarriages of Justice in To Kill a Mockingbird and The Scottsboro Boys Trials The purpose of the judicial system is to protect citizens by holding the perpetrator of any crime to the full extent of the law and ensure that justice is served.This is a very noble notion however, the justice system has not always upheld these principles.There are numerous accounts in which the justice system has not lived up to serving any justice at all.This was especially true during the horrific case of the Scottsboro Boys.Through the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee depicts various similarities between the key figures involved in the historical case of the Scottsboro Boys and characters in the novel such as the courageous lawyers who represented …show more content…

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