Justice

  • 1 JUSTICE — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Justice (homonymie). Avertissement : cet article traite principalement de la conception occidentale de la justice qui a tendance à se généraliser au XXIe siècle …

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  • 2 justice — [ ʒystis ] n. f. • 1080; lat. justitia 1 ♦ Juste appréciation, reconnaissance et respect des droits et du mérite de chacun. ⇒ droiture, équité, impartialité, intégrité, probité. Agir avec justice. « La justice est le respect de la dignité humaine …

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  • 3 Justice — is the concept of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, natural law, fairness and equity. A conception of justice is one of the key features of society. Theories of justice vary greatly, but there is evidence that everyday views of… …

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  • 4 justice — Justice, Iustitia. Aspre, et fort estroicte, ou rigoureuse justice, Abscissior iustitia. Justice est logée en l entendement, Consedit in mente iustitia. S il n estoit ainsi, justice ne bonté n auroit aucun lieu entre les hommes, Quod ni ita se… …

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  • 5 justice — jus·tice / jəs təs/ n [Old French, from Latin justitia, from justus just] 1 a: the quality of being just, impartial, or fair it is not the province of the court to decide upon the justice or injustice...of these laws Scott v. Sanford, 60 U.S. 393 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 justice — Justice. s. f. Vertu morale, qui rend à chacun ce qui luy appartient. La justice est la Reine des vertus. ce Prince gouverne avec justice. les Estats sans justice sont de grands brigandages. chacun le sien, c est justice. il n y a point de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 Justice — • In its ordinary and proper sense, signifiies the most important of the cardinal virtues Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Justice     Justice      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 8 JUSTICE — has widely been said to be the moral value which singularly characterizes Judaism both conceptually and historically. Historically, the Jewish search for justice begins with biblical statements like Justice (Heb. ẓedek), justice shall ye pursue… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 9 Justice — Jus tice (j[u^]s t[i^]s), n. [F., fr. L. justitia, fr. justus just. See {Just}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 Justice — Justice …

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  • 12 justice — justice, equity are comparable primarily in their legal uses and when they denote the act, practice, or obligation of giving or rendering to a person or thing what is his or its due (as in conformity with right, truth, or the dictates of reason) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 Justice — (engl. Gerechtigkeit) bezeichnet: die Bezeichnung eines Richters am Obersten Gerichtshof der Vereinigten Staaten (Surpreme Court of the United Sates) die offizielle Wochenzeitung (Zentralorgan) der britischen Social Democratic Federation, siehe… …

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  • 14 Justice? — was part of a direct action campaign, based in Brighton, England, arguing against a Bill (piece of draft legislation) in the British Parliament which was to become the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.The Justice? organisation provided… …

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  • 15 Justice — Datos generales Origen París, Francia Estado …

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  • 16 justice — ► NOUN 1) just behaviour or treatment. 2) the quality of being just. 3) the administration of law or some other authority according to the principles of just behaviour and treatment. 4) a judge or magistrate. ● bring someone to justice Cf. ↑bring …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 justice — jus‧tice [ˈdʒʌsts] noun LAW 1. [uncountable] the system by which people are judged in courts of law and criminals are punished: • There are many problems with our criminal justice system. 2. [countable] a judge in a law court: • Justice Sandra O …

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  • 18 Justice — Justice, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 12193 Housing Units (2000): 4772 Land area (2000): 2.911751 sq. miles (7.541401 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.041734 sq. miles (0.108091 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.953485 sq. miles… …

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  • 19 justice — (n.) mid 12c., the exercise of authority in vindication of right by assigning reward or punishment; also quality of being fair and just, from O.Fr. justice justice, legal rights, jurisdiction (11c.), from L. iustitia righteousness, equity, from… …

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  • 20 justice — [jus′tis] n. [OFr < L justitia < justus: see JUST1] 1. the quality of being righteous; rectitude 2. impartiality; fairness 3. the quality of being right or correct 4. sound reason; rightfulness; validity 5. reward or …

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