- 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.
- 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.