Why is the weighing scale the symbol for justice?
The weighing scales is not the symbol for justice.
The weighing scales is the symbol for the process by which the
Blind-folded Angel of Justice reaches an impartial decision.
Because no issue is clear-cut nor black and white, all the known
factors and considerations and circumstances of the issue have to
be weighed against each other in order to reach a comprehensive and
an encompassing consideration of all the facts, variables and
influences, in order to reach the fairest judgment that is humanly