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  Equality of Education Opportunity

  Tn recent years the problems which are caused by the inequality of education opportunity have attracted the public's attention. For instance, the backward teaching facilities and dilapidated school buildings tn rural areas are in sharp contrast to those advanced facilities and well-equipped classrooms in urban areas, students from poor families can,t go to universities because of the high tuition.

  There are several factors which contribute lo these problems. First, the distribution of resources is unbalanced between rural and urban schools- Second, educational loans for poor students are far from enough. Third, the inequality in some schools* admission policies also turns many studeats away. The education inequality can have many bad impacts. On the one hand, it can affect people’s future employment. On the other hand,it is the root of many social problems.

  To change this situation, I think, we should take the following measures. Firstly, the government spending on education should be increased and the allocation of public resources gives prbrity to rural and weak urban schools. Secondlyj the implementation of the government financial aid system for students should be accelerated. Thirdly, the government should speed up education  reforms to ensure everyone has equal access to schools.




  I'm interested in the criminal justice system of our country. It seems to me that something has to be done if we are to survive as a country. I certainly don't know what the answers to our problems are. Things certainly get complicated in a hurry when you get into them. But I wonder if something couldn't be done to deal with some of these problems.


  One thing I'm concerned about is our pratice of putting offenders in jail who haven't harmed anyone. Why not work out some system whereby they can pay back the debts they owe society instead of incurring another debt by going to prison, and of course, coming under the inflluence of hardened criminals.


  I'm also concerned about the short prison sentences people are serving for serious crimes. Of course, one alternative to this is to restore capital punishment, but I'm not sure I would be for that. I'm not sure it's right to take an eye for eye. The alternative to capital punishment is longer sentences, but they would certainly cost the tax payers much money.


  I also think we must do something about the insanity plea. In my opinion, anyone who takes another person's life intentionally is insane; however, that does not mean that the person isn't guilty of the crime, or that he shouldn't pay society the debt he owes. It's sad, of course, that a person may have to spend rest of his life, or a large part of it in prison for acts that he committed while not in full control of his mind.



  no society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual law.(thomas jefferson, america president)

  没有哪个社会可以制订一部永远适用的宪法,甚至一条永远适用的法律。(美国总统 杰斐逊 t)

  one of the most striking and salutary thing in ameican life is the widespread study of law. (alexis de tocqueville ,french judge)

  美国人生活中最显著而又有益的事情莫过于对法律的广泛研究了。(法国法官托克维尔 a)

  punishment is justice for the unjust. (augustine british writer)

  惩罚是对正义 的伸张。(英国 奥古斯丁)

  really, what we want now, is not laws, against crime, but a law a -gainst insaity. (mark twain, american writer)

  实际上,我们想要的不是针对犯罪的法律,而是针对疯狂的法律。(美国作家 马克·吐温)

  singularity is almost invariably a clue. the more featureless and commonplace a crime is, the more difficult is it to bring it home. (sir arthur conan doyle, british writer)

  奇特几乎总能提供一种线索。一种犯罪越是普通,越是不具特点,就越难以查明。(英国作家 柯南·道尔爵士 a)

  the administration of the law can never go lax where every individual sees to it that it grows not lax in his own case, or in cases which fall under his eyes. (mark twain, arerican writer)

  在个人自己的案件中或是他所看到的案件中不能有疏忽,因此执法从来不能疏忽。(美国作家 马克·吐温)

  the law cannot make all men equal, but they are all equal before the law. (frederick pollck ,british jurist)

  法律不能使人人平等,但是在法律面前人人是平等的。(英国法学家 波洛克 f)

  every law has no atom of stregth, as far as no public opinion supports it. (wendell phillips, american leader against slavery)

  若是没有公众舆论的支持,法律是丝毫没有力量的。(美国废奴运动领袖 菲力普斯 w)

  good order is the foundation of all things. (e.burke, btritish statesman)

  良好的秩序是一切的基础。(英国政治家 伯克 e)

  guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie. (lawence durrell, british writer)

  犯罪总是以惩罚相补偿;只有处罚才能使犯罪得到偿还。(英国作家 达雷尔 l)

  i disapprove of what you say, but i will defend to the death your right to say it. (voltaire, frech writer)

  我不同意你说的话,但是我愿意誓死捍卫你说话的权利。(法国作家 伏尔泰)

  if there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. (charles dickens, british novelist)

  倘若世上没有坏人,也就不会有好的律师。(英国小说家 狄更斯 c)

  if we only had some god in the country's laws, instead of beng in such a sweat to get him into the constitution, it would be better all around. (mark twain, american writer)

  如果我们国家的法律中只有某种神灵,而不是殚精竭虑将神灵揉进宪法,总体上来说,法律就会更好。(美国作家 马克·吐温)

  in nature there are no rewards or punishments; there are consequences. (horaclannexley vachell, british writer)

  自然界中没有奖赏和惩罚,只有因果报应。(英国作家 瓦谢尔 h a)

  it is better to fight for justice than to rail at the ill. (alfreds tennyson, bitish writer)

  与其责骂罪恶,不如伸张正义。(英国作家 丁尼生 a)

  aws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in. (william shensto, british poet)

  人们通常会发现,法律就是这样一种的网,触犯法律的人,小的可以穿网而过,大的可以破网而出,只有中等的才会坠入网中。(英国诗人 申斯通 w)

  law can nerver be enforced unless fear supports it. (sophocles, ancient greek dramatist)

  如果法律没有恐惧支撑,它绝不能生效。(古希腊剧作家 索福克勒斯)

  law is the crystallizaton of the habit and thought of society. (woodrow wilson, american president)

  法律是社会习俗和思想的结晶。(美国总统 威尔逊 w)

  law is order , and good law is good order. (aristole, ancient greek philosopher)

  法律就是秩序,有好的法律才有 好的秩序。( 古希腊哲学家 亚里士多德)

  laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law. (oliver goldsmith, british writer)

  法律吸吮穷人的膏血,而富人却掌握着权柄。(英国作家 哥尔德斯密斯 o) 







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