The difference between justice and fairness

On one end, a Wall Street trader who con­trib­uted to the eco­nomic diarrhoea of 2008. On the other end, a pros­ti­tute and drug user.

The dif­fer­ence, as Chris Arnade suc­cinctly describes:

When you’re wealthy you make mis­takes. When you are poor you go to jail.