At BYU, Justice Matters More Than Winning

Justice is blind.

No, really.

The statue of Lady Justice, which has been around for hundreds of years, depicts her wearing a blindfold. The symbolism should be obvious: justice is meted out objectively, "without fear or favor, regardless of identity, money, power or weakness."

Which is why, as stern as it sounds, the Harvey Unga case should reinforce your faith in justice.

Unga, the leading rusher in BYU history, was suspended from school in April along with his girlfriend, women's basketball player Keilani Moeaki, for violating the school's strict honor code. Never mind that their violation was likely what is known at most state schools as "a typical Friday night".

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