Governmental Duties Case Analysis


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Governmental Duties Case Analysis
The body of case law developed in the area of human rights and individual freedoms often are concerned with tangential subjects, which is the direct by-product of the insidious nature of human prejudices. The victims of discrimination can point to specific instances of differential treatment or intentional mistreatment on the part of public officials, but the underlying cause of action to prove prejudicial behaviour requires the prima facia element of specific intent. The offending party must have a discriminatory or prejudicial motive behind their actions. Although the actions and motives may be as plain as the sun in the sky but the shadows are where prejudice lives. Thus the case law surrounding actions...
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