Justices' justice

Definitions

  • Justice. Neapolitan
    Justice. Neapolitan
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Justices' justice a term sarcastically applied to the kind of justice sometimes administered by the unpaid and amateur magistracy of England
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Quotations

  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm%20X
    “Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.”
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel%20Hawthorne
    “Generosity is the flower of justice.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas%20Jefferson
    “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.”
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    “The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.”
  • Margaret Atwood
    Margaret Atwood
    “Never pray for justice, because you might get some.”
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis%20Bacon
    “Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.”

Idioms

Jersey justice - (UK) Jersey justice is very severe justice.
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Justice is blind - Justice is blind means that justice is impartial and objective.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. justitia.

Usage

In literature:

They are so many deposits and receptacles of justice; because they can only exist by justice.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
I must do justice to suffering honor, generosity, and integrity.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Yet withal, he is a man of justice and of many generous impulses.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
One of the boys there subsequently became that illustrious ornament of the Bench, Lord Justice Barry.
"The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent" by S.M. Hussey
If we want justice, we must be in a position to ask it with unsullied hands.
"The Transvaal from Within" by J. P. Fitzpatrick
There was no justice in the rigor with which Florence was now treated.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
Most controversies, to do justice to the world, are conducted on the same plan and terms.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Attire mine head with the crown of justice, and my temple with the ornament of equity.
"Epistle to the Son of the Wolf" by Bahá’u’lláh
Therefore all those reasons, which prove the justice and expediency of equal representation in other assemblies, hold good here.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The Earl's justice and resolve to secure the public peace told heavily against him.
"History of the English People, Volume II (of 8)" by John Richard Green
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In poetry:

But vain was Julia's piercing shriek;
Nor justice he nor mercy knew:
"Receive," he said, "my last embrace,"….
Then from the mournful scene withdrew.
"Julia, or the Convent of St. Claire" by Amelia Opie
Justice was pleased to bruise the God,
And pay its wrongs with heav'nly blood:
What unknown racks and pangs he bore!
Then rose; the law could ask no more.
"Hymn 43 part 1" by Isaac Watts
But, oh, how long, great God! how long
Shall this sad state of things remain:
How long shall right succumb to wrong;
How long shall justice plead in vain?
"The Black Man's Wrongs" by James Madison Bell
These were his gifts; what Heaven had lent
For justice, mercy, truth, he spent,
First to avenge the traitorous blow,
And first to lift the vanquished foe.
"Hymn For The Inauguration Of The Statue Of Governor Andrew" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Show me the order, and meanwhile strike
A blow at your peril!" said Justice Pike.
Of all the rulers the land possessed,
Wisest and boldest was he and best.
"How The Women Went From Dover" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Is the labour then more glorious than the laurel,
The learning than the conquered thought?
Is the meed of men the righteous quarrel,
Not the justice wrought?
"All Saints" by Edith Wharton

In news:

Paul Butler is a law professor at Georgetown University and a former United States Department of Justice prosecutor.
The Department of Justice and the state of Arizona reached a settlement with the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association that prohibits the organization from setting uniform bill rates paid to nurse staffing agencies.
The US Justice Department and Microsoft Corp. Reached a settlement today in the government's long-running antitrust case against the software giant.
Founder, Center for Law and Justice.
But settlers in farther-flung areas such as Itamar feel exposed, and threaten to take justice into their own hands.
A professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Christopher Kaczor is the author of the new book The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice.
Smith's passengers were his girlfriend's children, ages 1 and 6.State Supreme Court Justice Richard C Kloch Sr.
BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro residents will vote at town meeting on whether President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney should be indicted and arrested for war crimes, perjury or obstruction of justice if they ever step foot in Vermont.
As soon as Wednesday, Justice Center could be put to vote.
Justice will be done for Trayvon Martin.
"There are some people who feel the discipline of these three officers is not justice but it is the extent of justice that is within the laws applicable to this venue," says Mayor Branch.
Chief Justice Ronald D Castille (right) and Justice Seamus McCaffery in 2010.
American justice also has the virtue of not being corrupt (although there are some sordid aspects of judicial elections, which retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is working to change).
Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia is seen before addressing the Chicago-Kent College Law justice in Chicago in 2011.
The terms refer to the underlying rules of our justice system designed to assure, to the extent we can, that justice is fairly administered.
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In science:

The simple red/blue integrated intensity maps in Fig. 4 do not do full justice to the velocity structure in the molecular gas, which is additionally shown as channel maps in Fig. A.1.
Star formation in Perseus - V. Outflows detected by HARP
Baraniuk, “Exact signal recovery from corrupted measurements through the pursuit of justice,” in Proc.
A simple proof that random matrices are democratic
It is impossible to do justice to this beautiful story in this short introduction.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
Justice (ed.) (1986) Maximum Entropy and Bayesian methods in Applied Statistics.
Some comments on C. S. Wallace's random number generators
In closing, it has to be acknowledged that it is completely impossible in a paper of this size to do justice or pay tribute to the many important works worthy of further consultation in the areas of fluid dynamics and special functions.
The Exact General Solution of Painlev\'e's Sixth Equation (PVI) and The Exact General Solution of the Navier Stokes Equations with Applications to Boundary Layer Problems
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