Justiceable

Definitions

  • Justice. Neapolitan
    Justice. Neapolitan
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Justiceable Liable to trial in a court of justice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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    • justiceable Amenable to law; subject to judicial trial: as, a justiceable offender.
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Quotations

  • George W. Goethals
    George W. Goethals
    “Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.”
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund%20Burke
    “When ever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither is safe.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas%20Jefferson
    “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.”
  • 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.”
  • Alice Stone Blackwell
    Alice Stone Blackwell
    “Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both.”

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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Usage

In literature:

It is a savage legend which deserves to be remembered in justice to the audacity of the nameless peasant.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
He then made a warm and generous plea for the army, while treating upon the subject of public justice.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
As to the justice of substitution, the reader is referred to Chapter III.
"God's Plan with Men" by T. T. (Thomas Theodore) Martin
It will, perhaps, do him justice now, when he can be no better for it.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
This is a case in which law and justice are on opposite sides.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice, but an accidental one, here below.
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
You have seized the best, and in the meanwhile justice is forgotten.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
Justice is gratuitous, but the means of obtaining access to justice are not.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
Largely, this play deals with the coming of that justice.
"William Shakespeare" by John Masefield
He was made a Justice of the Common Pleas in 1660, and Lord Chief-Justice on Foster's death, through his cousin's influence.
"State Trials, Political and Social" by Various
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In poetry:

Heav'n from above his call shall hear,
Attending angels come,
And earth and hell shall know and fear
His justice and their doom.
"Psalm 50 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Strike through thy stubborn foes,
Or melt their hearts t' obey,
While justice, meekness, grace, and truth,
Attend thy glorious way.
"Psalm 45" by Isaac Watts
Her brother all his schemes had marred,
And given his pledge the lie,
And sense of justice struggled hard
With nature's stronger tie.
"The Feud: A Border Ballad" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
O, rulers wise! 'tis justice cries,
That all may share the soil;
Unlock the lands - there's willing hands
That want but room to toil.
"Unlock The Land(an Australian Ballad)" by Anonymous Oceania
Hell can't in justice be my lot,
Since justice satisfaction got;
Nor heav'n in justice be my share,
Since mercy only brings me there.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
But now I see it! In the sun
A free flag floats from yonder dome,
And at the nation's hearth and home
The justice long delayed is done.
"Astræa at the Capitol" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Judge Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court on August 8, making her the first Latina and third woman to serve on the nation's highest court.
Michael Clark heads toward the courtroom with family and friends at the Boulder County Justice Center in Boulder, Colorado October 10, 2012.
Justice Antonin Scalia has been criticized for stating his opinions on controversial issues that could come before the court.
Following Justice Boehm 's retirement announcement in May, Judge David was one of the initial 34 applicants for the spot.
Justices look at ' Bong Hits 4 Jesus' case.
Sandra Day O'Connor: Former Supreme Court Justice (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic).
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wasn't merely skeptical.
Gerry Alexander, chief justice of the Washington state Supreme Court, listens Monday in Olympia to arguments in the case of the gubernatorial recount.
William Rehnquist (left) takes the oath as chief justice from retiring Chief Justice Warren Burger in 1986 as wife, Natalie, holds the Bible and President Ronald Reagan looks on.
GOP ad for Justice Robert Cupp A video of the television ad from the Ohio Republican Party in support of Justice Robert Cupp.
Justice Antonin Scalia said he hasn't had a " falling out " with Chief Justice John Roberts over the Supreme Court's landmark 5-4 decision validating much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Justice Antonin Scalia said Wednesday he hasn't had a " falling out " with Chief Justice John Roberts over the Supreme Court's landmark 5-4 decision validating much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
A newspaper that has been a champion of social justice for others is thus being accused of violating the tenets of social justice at home.
William F Mastro, who has served as acting presiding justice since December 2011, when Presiding Justice A Gail Prudenti was appointed the state chief administrative judge by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman.
Justice Hugh Thompson has been unanimously elected presiding justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia.
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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
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 stressing the vital, "positive feedback" interplay between methods and theories, AOE does far better justice to scientific practice than does SE.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
SE, with its fixed aim for science, and its fixed methods, fails to do justice to any of this.9 5.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
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