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justice British & World English

Just behaviour or treatment

justice English Thesaurus

ideas of social justice

Mr Justice British & World English

A form of address or reference to a judge of the supreme court (e.g. a High Court judge)

chief justice British & World English

(The title of) the presiding judge in a supreme court

Lord Justice British & World English

(In the UK) a judge in the Court of Appeal

rough justice British & World English

Treatment that is not scrupulously fair or in accordance with the law

poetic justice British & World English

The fact of experiencing a fitting or deserved retribution for one’s actions

social justice British & World English

Justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society

do oneself justice British & World English

Perform as well as one is able to

Lord Chief Justice British & World English

The highest-ranking law officer in England and Wales, presiding over the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Palais de Justice British & World English

(In France and French-speaking countries) a court of law

restorative justice British & World English

A system of criminal justice which focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large

retributive justice British & World English

A system of criminal justice based on the punishment of offenders rather than on rehabilitation

criminal justice system British & World English

The system of law enforcement that is directly involved in apprehending, prosecuting, defending, sentencing, and punishing those who are suspected or convicted of criminal offenses

Justice of the Peace British & World English

(In the UK) a lay magistrate appointed to hear minor cases, grant licences, etc., in a town, county, or other local district

miscarriage of justice British & World English

A failure of a court or judicial system to attain the ends of justice, especially one which results in the conviction of an innocent person

European Court of Justice British & World English

An institution of the European Union, with thirteen judges appointed by its member governments, meeting in Luxembourg. Established in 1958, it exists to safeguard the law in the interpretation and application of Community treaties

bring someone to justice British & World English

Arrest someone for a crime and ensure that they are tried in court

do someone/thing justice British & World English

Do, treat, or represent someone or something with due fairness or appreciation

International Court of Justice British & World English

A judicial court of the United Nations which replaced the Cour Permanente de Justice in 1945 and meets at The Hague

Mr Justice in justice British & World English

A form of address or reference to a judge of the supreme court (e.g. a High Court judge)

rough justice in rough British & World English

Treatment that is not scrupulously fair or in accordance with the law

do someone/thing justice in justice British & World English

Do, treat, or represent someone or something with due fairness or appreciation

do oneself justice in justice British & World English

Perform as well as one is able to

Mr or Mrs Justice in justice British & World English

A form of address or reference to a judge of the supreme court (e.g. a High Court judge)

bring someone to justice in justice British & World English

Arrest someone for a crime and ensure that they are tried in court

eyre British & World English

A circuit court held in medieval England by a judge (a justice in eyre) who rode from county to county

justice in eyre in eyre British & World English

A circuit court held in medieval England by a judge (a justice in eyre) who rode from county to county

High Court of Justice in high court British & World English

(In England and Wales) the court of unlimited civil jurisdiction comprising three divisions: Queen’s Bench, Chancery, and the Family Division

Lord Justice of Appeal in Lord Justice British & World English

(In the UK) a judge in the Court of Appeal

Chief Justice of the United States in chief justice British & World English

(The formal title of) the chief justice of the US Supreme Court


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