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Word of the Day: Justice

Ruthanne

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Midwest
Justice defined:
the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause. ... the maintenance or administration of what is just by law, as by judicial or other proceedings: a court of justice.
 

ohioboy

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Location
Ohio
Fīat jūstitia ruat cælum is a Latin legal phrase, meaning "Let justice be done though the heavens fall." The maxim signifies the belief that justice must be realized regardless of consequences.
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The West Pediment of the U.S. Supreme Court building reads:
"Equal Justice under Law".
 

Aunt Marg

Granny Pantie Power!
Fīat jūstitia ruat cælum is a Latin legal phrase, meaning "Let justice be done though the heavens fall." The maxim signifies the belief that justice must be realized regardless of consequences.
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The West Pediment of the U.S. Supreme Court building reads:
"Equal Justice under Law".
I've been waiting for you to visit this one, Ohio! :)
 

RubyK

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Location
Minnesota USA
An example of justice is someone being set free from prison after dna evidence shows they are innocent.

Ruth Bader Ginsberg was a justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1993 until her death in 2020.
 

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