Intended for healthcare professionals


High court rejects challenge to NICE guidelines on chronic fatigue syndrome

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 17 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1110

Social Justice

Society’s legal system is a mixed blessing. It provides us with the stability of
law and order, but it also provides courts and attorneys with the ability to
defraud us with impunity, none of which goes unnoticed. Many of us have the
impression that courts tend to promote pre-determined biased agendas, which
consistently benefit the powerful and wealthy. Sadly, there is often a world of
difference between legal justice and social justice, even in so-called developed

Competing interests:
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Competing interests: No competing interests

03 April 2009
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO 65641 USA