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Civil disobedience

“We’re justified in resorting to civil disobedience when our cause is valid, we’re motivated by that cause to disobey, we’ve made reasonable efforts to use legal channels first, and we’re sensitive to the likely impact on other people. Civil disobedience is not just justified, but praiseworthy, when it helps to remedy grave injustices in our society.”

Kimberley Brownlee, associate professor in legal and moral philosophy at the Warwick University Law School

— Kimberley Brownlee

the Irish Times