However, in many cases, this has not been the scenario. In this regard, this paper presents two movies, which include the Law Abiding Citizen and A few Good Men, and their perspectives of the criminal justice system.
This movie is based on disputes that occur in the criminal justice system. In instances where justice seems to be evasive for victims, there are no provisions for attainment of truth and in most cases, the victims end up losing on just grounds. The movie stars Gerald Butler, as a vigilante seeking justice for the murder of his family and Jamie Fox as a prosecutor for the repentant. The plot begins with a bad scenario where Butler’s family gets murdered in his presence. On notification, the police arrive and arrest both the killer and the accomplice. The arrested are later taken to court for legal examination of injustice and thus conviction.
However, things take a different turn when the suspects are taken into the criminal justice system. The murder testifies against his innocent accomplice and gets sentenced for only three years to serve as jail term. Upon realization, Butler feels denied of his rightful justice and sets to seek justice on his own. In the unfolding events, he avenges his family by tracking down the murderers, kills them through a horrendous approach alter seeks to show the prosecution panel that just denied is not stolen. Thus in the process, he avenges through killing the culprits as a means of earning his denied justice.
Legal analysts believe that movies serve more purposes than just the entertainment part. They believe that contents presented in popular culture hold much significance than actually represented. They are therefore based on reality. In this respect, the movie portrays the criminal justice system as a failed system with provision of injustice to victims in dire need. As the case of Butler, the movie