Just Justices

Justice

Meanings and phrases

Justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870; Department of Justice; Justice Department; DoJ

justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the quality of being just or fair; justness
  2. judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
  3. a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice; judge; jurist

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse; BJA

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers; BJS

Department of Justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870; Justice Department; Justice; DoJ

Department of Justice Canada

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agency of the Canadian government that provides litigation and legal advice and opinions to the government; DoJC

International Court of Justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations; World Court

Justice Department

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870; Department of Justice; Justice; DoJ

National Institute of Justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice; NIJ

Revolutionary Justice Organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon; Hizballah; Hezbollah; Hizbollah; Hizbullah; Lebanese Hizballah; Party of God; Islamic Jihad; Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine; Organization of the Oppressed on Earth

United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United Nations office responsible for crime prevention and criminal justice and law reform; Centre for International Crime Prevention

chief justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the judge who presides over a supreme court
E.g.
  • Both of these have a chief justice and two judges.
  • The court was also the chief justice of the land.
  • The chief justice is the figure in charge of these rules.

court of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws; court; lawcourt; court of law
E.g.
  • For this reason, Brahmins have a right to participate in the court of justice.
  • He was then made president of the supreme court of justice at Hamm, where he died in 1900.
  • For example, in court of justice where strictly formal Thai language is used, Dr cannot be mentioned as a person's title.

do justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. bring out fully or to advantage
  2. show due and full appreciation

fugitive from justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice; fugitive

justice of the peace

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a local magistrate with limited powers

obstruction of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. impeding those who seek justice in a court (as by trying to influence or intimidate any juror or witness or officer of the court); can result in a finding of contempt of court
E.g.
  • For these acts he was further charged with obstruction of justice.
  • The specific charges against Clinton were lying under oath and obstruction of justice.
  • Because of this, Pilcher later accused Lennon of obstruction of justice, which was a crime.

poetic justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an outcome in which virtue triumphs over vice (often ironically); just deserts

social justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new government promised equality and social justice.
  • He served on the education and social justice committees.
  • In later years Esther continued her social justice campaigning.

criminal justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He graduated with a degree in criminal justice.
  • Felton has degrees in sociology and criminal justice.
  • He graduated from SDSU with a degree in criminal justice.

justice system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Patton did not stop with the juvenile justice system, however.
  • Émile Zola accused the army of corrupting the French justice system.
  • The three judges did not appear to have backgrounds in the justice system.

criminal justice system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At least 30% of trainees have had contact with the criminal justice system.
  • In June 2005, Chile completed a nationwide overhaul of its criminal justice system.
  • After giving a deranged speech about the corrupt criminal justice system, Shanley passes out.

administration of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Vyavahāra, technically, is the process, procedure and administration of justice.
  • The Brahmin not only gives advice on the administration of justice but also in affairs of the state.
  • One of the first acts of General Craig had been to abolish torture in the administration of justice.

associate justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Currently, the senior associate justice is Clarence Thomas.
  • He was previously an associate justice for the Massachusetts Superior Court.
  • He served as an associate justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1872 to 1890.

environmental justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Waste management is a significant environmental justice issue.
  • "MULE" claims to be committed to social, economic and environmental justice and social change.
  • She describes the themes of her work as "architecture, infrastructure, environmental justice, and abstract drawing."

miscarriage of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Eventually the process was deemed a miscarriage of justice.
  • There was no question of his guilt, but he had been acquitted in America in a miscarriage of justice.
  • The investigation leads to the reopening of a cold case and identifies a possible miscarriage of justice.

justice issues

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • summer seminar" of youth facing social justice issues for the Bahá'í Faith.
  • on contemporary politics and constitutional and social justice issues of Nepal.
  • Kahlo stood up for many social justice issues both physically and through her art.

brought to justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her husband's killers were never brought to justice.
  • I trust that the perpetrators of this attack will be brought to justice.
  • The grieving Roman people assembled and demanded that Caligula's murderers be brought to justice.

juvenile justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Patton did not stop with the juvenile justice system, however.
  • Also on Patton's agenda was a reformation of Kentucky's juvenile justice system.
  • His mother was a public school teacher for 34 years and his father worked in juvenile justice.

minister of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was replaced by Hanno Pevkur as the minister of justice.
  • Previously, Michal served as the minister of justice from 2011 to 2012.
  • He served as the minister of justice between June 2011 and February 2014.

course of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This was the basis for his conviction for attempting to pervert the course of justice.
  • It may well be that the course of justice was in relation to a minor matter, standing alone.
  • ("The Republic has no need of scientists or chemists; the course of justice cannot be delayed.")

sense of justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • People are not optimistic that the work ethic and sense of justice is still driving.
  • He was attracted to its logic, its sense of justice and its preoccupation with the destitute and the disadvantaged.
  • He opined that women are deficient in artistic faculties and sense of justice, and expressed opposition to monogamy.

justice minister

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Qortbawi succeeded Ibrahim Najjar as justice minister.
  • In 1788 he became justice minister under Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia.
  • He served as justice minister in Hafez al-Assad's cabinet in the early 1990s.

natural justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There was no natural justice, just strict discipline and punishment.
  • The rule of fair hearing is the other of the two pillars of natural justice.
  • They said it overturned the traditional Scottish law to such cases, and was a breach of natural justice.

economic justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She received the United Nations Earth Charter Award for extraordinary devotion to social and economic justice.
  • Alexander's focus was frequently on racial and economic justice for the working class, especially for working men and women.
  • The Impact Litigation Project addresses economic justice through large-scale litigation—helping thousands and changing the law itself.

social justice issues

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • summer seminar" of youth facing social justice issues for the Bahá'í Faith.
  • on contemporary politics and constitutional and social justice issues of Nepal.
  • Kahlo stood up for many social justice issues both physically and through her art.

restorative justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bunting is now a restorative justice campaigner.
  • In 2012 ROC announced that they would be starting a restorative justice scheme called ROC Restore.
  • is a drama film that explores the power and grace of restorative justice and the cultural legacy that can empower future generations.

justice reform

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had planned on going into the field of criminal justice reform.
  • He also initiated the Institute's work on justice reform in South Africa, Russia, Chile, and China.
  • In 2006 he was awarded an honorary OBE for contributions to criminal justice reform in the United Kingdom.

access to justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Harbaugh has championed equal access to justice for Americans through his involvement with the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
  • Through NACM, court administrators increase the publics’ understanding of the judicial system and provide for equal access to justice for all.
  • The EDO's lawyers provide access to justice for the Queensland community by offering legal advice and education and engaging in policy and law reform.

peace and justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The AFSC is an international Quaker peace and justice organization.
  • Fraser also served Northumberland County as justice of the peace and justice in the Inferior Court of Common Pleas.
  • The Congregation serves in ministries education, health care, pastoral and retreat ministry, the arts, social work, ecology, and peace and justice advocacy.

racial justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Racial and Social Justice task force created gatherings and discussions on racial justice.
  • Nevertheless, the JACL continued its commitment to racial justice for all Americans, including African-Americans.
  • Rodriguez began as a political poster designer in the 1990s in the struggle for racial justice in Oakland, California.

military justice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But the rights of appointment and military justice were issues on which the Amsterdam "regenten" would not budge.
  • The military justice system commonly uses four writs: mandamus, prohibition, error coram nobis, and habeas corpus.
  • The United States military justice system commonly uses four writs: mandamus, prohibition, error coram nobis, and habeas corpus.

criminal justice reform

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had planned on going into the field of criminal justice reform.
  • In 2006 he was awarded an honorary OBE for contributions to criminal justice reform in the United Kingdom.
  • He has gained attention for his office's successful prosecutions of human trafficking and for his support of criminal justice reform efforts.
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