Atticus Finch a Role Model for the Modern Justice

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Atticus Finch a role model for the modern justice. Nelle Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama. She was the youngest of four children and studied in law school. In 1926 to 1938, she defended two black men accused of murdering a white storekeeper but both were hanged. Lee’s “To kill a mockingbird” is simply about the racial issue during the1930s. It is a portrayal of the racism and oppression black people suffered through and still suffer from in modern times. The story is narrated from Jean Louise Finch also referred as “scout” eyes about the trial of a black man called Tom Robinson accused for raping and beating the white poor Mayella Ewell. Even though Robinson is defended by scouts father Atticus Finch whom is the most respected and professional lawyer in Maycomb, Robinson is still sent to the chair. As a lawyer, Atticus Finch is a role model for the modern justice system. He is fair, does not hold grudges and keeps an open perspective on the situation, but most of all he does not care if his client is black or white. As well as the Greek god of justice is blind to not judge the accused by color or social status, Atticus only mission is to bring justice to Robinson no matter his color. Atticus sees every one as an equal and is there for respected by everyone, because he is not influenced by others opinion about people. He creates his own view of the person by looking at them from different angles. During the trial of Robinson, Atticus and his family is offended by the citizens for defending a “nigger”. As a lawyer with a principle of moral and justice Atticus have to defend Robinson even though he is black otherwise Atticus would lose his honor and most of all his self respect. The trial continues and the Ewell family executes every possibility to manipulate the story in their favorer. Atticus firmly proves that Robinson did nothing wrong and

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