justice

  1. the quality of being just or fair
  2. the administration of law; the act of determining rights and assigning rewards or punishments
  3. the federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870

JUSTICE

JUSTICE is a human rights and law reform organisation based in the United Kingdom. It is the British section of the International Commission of Jurists, the international human rights organisation of lawyers devoted to the legal protection of human rights worldwide. Consequently, members of JUSTICE are predominantly barristers and solicitors, judg...
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Justice

Justice, in its broadest context, includes both the attainment of that which is just and the philosophical discussion of that which is just. The concept of justice is based on numerous fields, and many differing viewpoints and perspectives including the concepts of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, religion, equity and fairness. O...
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justice

(from the article `bioethics`) ...that they should aim to do good—i.e., to promote the interests of their patients. The third principle, nonmaleficence, requires that they should ...
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Justice

(from the article `English literature`) ...alone in the brilliance of his comedy. John Galsworthy made use of the theatre in Strife (1909) to explore the conflict between capital and ...
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justice

(from the article `law, philosophy of`) ...judicial, and other means of forming, operating, changing, and disrupting the legal order. The fact that men in a given time and place hold ... By the middle of the 20th century, serious scholars no longer argued for or against the exclusive imperium of either the analytical–logical, the ....
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justice

[n] - the quality of being just or fair 2. [n] - the administration of law
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Justice

• (v. t.) To administer justice to. • (a.) The rendering to every one his due or right; just treatment; requital of desert; merited reward or punishment; that which is due to one`s conduct or motives. • (a.) Conformity to truth and reality in expressing opinions and in conduct; fair representation of facts respecting merit or demerit...
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justice

justness noun the quality of being just or fair
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Justice

[Armenia] The Justice (Armenian: Արդարություն, Ardarutyun) is a progressive electoral coalition in Armenia. At the elections of 25 May 2003, Ardarutyun won 13.6% of popular votes and 14 out of 131 seats. It is the third largest group in parliament, but the second largest in terms of share of the vote. ...
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Justice

[Death Note episode] A view of Copernicus crater taken from lunar orbit by Apollo 12. ...
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Justice

[Dr] Pages and categories related to Paschim Medinipur district. ...
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Justice

[economics] Justice in economics is a subcategory of welfare economics with models frequently representing the ethical-social requirements of a given theory, whether `in the large,` as of a just social order, or `in the small,` as in the equity of `how institutions distribute specific benefits and burdens.` That theory may or may not elicit...
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Justice

[ethics] In research ethics, justice is the fair selection of research participants. Justice is the ideal distribution of risks and benefits when scientists conducting clinical research are recruiting volunteer research participants to participate in clinical trials. The concept gives guidelines on how scientific objectives and not membersh...
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Justice

[newspaper] Justice was the weekly newspaper of the Social Democratic Federation (SDF) in the United Kingdom. The SDF was originally called the Democratic Federation until January 1884. With the name change, the organisation launched the newspaper. Many issues appeared with the by-line `Organ of the Social Democracy`. The paper was initiall...
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Justice

[Northern Ireland] The Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004 (c 4) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ==Section 19 - Commencement== The following orders have been made under this section: ...
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Justice

[Retd.] Installation view from Bang! at Ambrosino Gallery in March, 2007 ...
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Justice

[Tarot card] Justice is a Major Arcana Tarot card, numbered either VIII or XI, depending on the deck. This card is used in game playing as well as in divination. == Description == The Justice card, as a member of the Tarot deck, appears in early Tarot, such as the Tarot de Marseilles. It is part of the Tarot`s major arcana, and usually foll...
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Justice

[virtue] Justice is one of the four cardinal virtues in classical European philosophy and Roman Catholicism. It is the moderation or mean between selfishness and selflessness - between having more and having less than one`s fair share. Justice is closely related, in Christianity, to the practice of charity,{Dubious|date=July 2014} because i...
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Justice

Jus'tice noun [ French, from Latin justitia , from justus just. See Just , adjective ] 1. The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conform...
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Justice

Jus'tice transitive verb To administer justice to. [ Obsolete] Bacon.
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Justice

1) A concept of fairness and moral rightness. 2) A scheme or system of law. 3) Judges on the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal courts of appeal, and state appellate courts.
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justice

A goal of political activity and a subject of political enquiry since Plato. The term has been variously defined as fairness, equity, rightness, the equal distribution of resources, and positive...
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Justice

A habit of the soul by which someone with a constant and abiding will renders to another his just due. One of the four cardinal virtues. As the other cardinal virtues consider the good itself of the one in which they operate, justice considers the good of another, either that which is owed to another or ordained to his utility as due to him, i.e., ...
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Justice

Fairness, equity, and morality in action or attitude in order to promote and protect human rights and responsibilities. In most societies, people work for justice by organizing through different categories of rights, such as civil, political, economic, social, and cultural.
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