The violation of rights is often cited as a standard example of injustice. It is unsurprising, therefore, that attempts are made to analyse justice purely in terms of rights. Justice is then a matter of respecting rights and providing remedies for their infringement or violation. In accordance with the logic of the concept of justice articulated in Chapter 2, ‘to each his or her due’ is interpreted as meaning ‘to each his or her rights’, with differing conceptions of justice giving varying content to the rights in question.
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