Justice

Justice is a concept of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, natural law, religion or equity. It is also the act of being just and/or fair.

Read more about Justice:  Concept of Justice, Variations of Justice, Understandings of Justice, Theories of Distributive Justice, Theories of Sentencing, Theories of Retributive Justice, Evolutionary Perspectives, Institutions

Other articles related to "justice":

Restorative Justice - Mass Media
... prison system has created favorable social climate for the growth of restorative justice in the public domain ... acceptance of the ideas of restorative justice, especially through mass media ... public would be open to the idea of alternative forms of justice only after the idea has been explicitly explained to them ...
Restorative Justice and Other Social Movements - Prison Abolition
... that is distinct from that of retributive justice, restorative justice complements this objectives of abolition ... In an abolitionist style of restorative justice, participation is voluntary and not limited by the requirements of organizations or professionals, the process ...
Justice, Oklahoma - Demographics
... There were 460 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Wesberry V. Sanders - Decision
... Writing for the Court majority in Wesberry, Justice Black argued that a reading of the debates of the Constitutional Convention demonstrated conclusively ... Writing in dissent, Justice Harlan argued that the statements cited by Justice Black had uniformly been in the context of the Great Compromise ... Justice Harlan further argued that the Convention debates were clear to the effect that Article I, § 4, had vested exclusive control over state districting practices in Congress and that the Court action ...
Restorative Justice
... Restorative justice (also sometimes called reparative justice) is an approach to justice that focuses on the needs of the victims and the offenders, as well as the involved community, instead of ... Restorative justice involves both victim and offender and focuses on their personal needs ... It is based on a theory of justice that considers crime and wrongdoing to be an offence against an individual or community, rather than the state ...

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