They received justice in court.
the U.S. Department of Justice
criminals attempting to escape justice
The role of the courts is to dispense justice fairly to everyone.
She is a justice of the state supreme court.
I saw no justice in the court's decision.
We should strive to achieve justice for all people. See More
Recent Examples on the WebNikki Battiste: How has this fight for justice been?—Nikki Battiste, CBS News, 25 Nov. 2023 The policy, agreed upon by all nine justices, does not appear to impose any significant new requirements and leaves compliance entirely to each justice.—Byeamon Barrett, Fortune, 22 Nov. 2023 The arrests set off a firestorm of controversy — and an investigation into the juvenile justice practices in one Tennessee county.—ProPublica, 22 Nov. 2023 The justices read the law as not necessarily guaranteeing representation for people of color, but instead preventing their rights from returning to an earlier state.—Nick Corasaniti, New York Times, 21 Nov. 2023 The court's three conservative justices opposed the four liberal justices' decision to take up the challenge to the state's legislative maps and were quick to question the timing of the case — filed one day after the majority on the court flipped on Aug. 1 and just two years after a previous case.—Barnini Chakraborty, Washington Examiner, 21 Nov. 2023 This is the necessary basis for establishing peace and justice in Palestine and Israel.—Atina Grossmann, The New York Review of Books, 20 Nov. 2023 Public scrutiny has increased on the District’s strategies to combat serious substance abuse, which city officials say tax hospital emergency departments, the criminal justice system and law enforcement.—Jenna Portnoy, Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2023 But the justices have been inconsistent in doing so since.—Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 14 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French justise, from Latin justitia, from justus — see justentry 1