substantial justice

noun

Legal Definition of substantial justice

: justice of a sufficient degree especially to satisfy a standard of fairness also : justice administered according to the substance and not necessarily the form of the law — see also fair play and substantial justice

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“Substantial justice.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/substantial%20justice. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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