Definitions of justice

  1. To administer justice to.
  2. the federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws ( including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
  3. the quality of being just or fair
  4. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws ( including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
  5. The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.
  6. Quality of being just: integrity: impartiality: desert: retribution: a judge: a magistrate: in the U. S. the term is applied to the lowest order of the judiciary- the local magistrates or Justices of the Peace, and to the highest - the Justices of State and Federal Supreme Courts; the intermediate county, circuit and district courts being presided over by judges.
  7. The giving one's due; integrity; fairness; a magistrate; judge.
  8. Conformity to the principles of right; honesty; impartiality.
  9. Justness; giving or rendering to every one what is his due; rectitude in the dealings of men with each other; honesty; accordance with truth or fact; impartiality; agreeableness to right; just desert; a person commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies, and administer justice to individuals. Justices of the Peace, persons of property and credit appointed by royal commission to keep the peace of the county where they are resident.
  10. Conduct in accordance with law, human or divine; the giving to every one what is his due; merited punishment; impartiality; equity; one commissioned to hold courts and administer justice; a judge; a magistrate.
  11. Conformity to truth and reality in expressing opinions and in conduct; fair representation of facts respecting merit or demerit; honesty; fidelity; impartiality; as, the justice of a description or of a judgment; historical justice.
  12. Agreeableness to right; equity; justness; as, the justice of a claim.
  13. A person duly commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies and administer justice.
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