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Vigilante Semiotics January 11

Vigilantism and Justice in modern society: a popular culture analysis

The last few years have not been good ones for law enforcement and the Justice system. There is a growing perception that Justice is not what it once was: there is corruption, the law has been abused, inequality is rising and crime appears to go unpunished. A hypothesis expanded here, is that popular culture is framing the way that many in western cultures perceive the law, the legal profession and our law enforcers. If this is correct, is this inviting some to start to think of acting for justice outside of the law?