justice justice  /ˈdʒə stəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being just or fair
  2. (n) judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
  3. (n) a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
  4. (n) the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870

Usage(s):

  1. If it's not the biggest scandal in American legal history, many are calling it at least the darkest day for the country's troubled juvenile-justice system.
  2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the 76-year-old Supreme Court justice who underwent pancreatic cancer surgery earlier this year, fell ill at work after a treatment for anemia.

News

  1. Justice Department weighs in on New York City stop and frisk case

    The U.S. Justice Department says it would strongly endorse a court-appointed monitor to oversee changes at the New York Police Department if a judge were to find its stop-and-frisk practices unconstitutional.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WABC-TV New York

  2. Justice Dept. supports NYPD monitor

    The U.S. Justice Department says it would strongly endorse a court-appointed monitor to oversee changes at the NYPD if a judge were to find its stop-and-frisk practices unconstitutional.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 5 New York

  3. Justice Dept. finds disabled students' civil rights violated in RI

    Justice Dept. finds disabled students' civil rights violated in RI
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Providence Journal

Wiki Images for justice

definition of justice
meaning of justice

Quotes

  1. "Bringing Saddam Hussein to justice will not end the violence in Iraq, but it is an important milestone on Iraq's course to becoming a democracy that can govern, sustain and defend itself, and be an ally in the war on terror," Bush said.
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice," said Martin Luther King, Jr.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Word of the Day
devout devout
/dɪ ˈvaʊt /