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justice

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • President Bush in USA Today
    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.
  • Barack Obama in Honolulu Star-Advertiser
    The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice,said Martin Luther King, Jr.

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