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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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bring to justiceTo cause a person alleged to have committed criminal acts to be brought to trial on the offenses.Rate it:

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do justiceTo really allow to be apprehended in its full scope.Rate it:

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il a eu le malheur de se brouiller avec la justiceHe was unfortunate enough to fall out with justice (i.e. to be punished by imprisonment, fine, etc.).Rate it:

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in the interest of justicethe reason of case dismissal used when the judge decides that justice will be best served when the case is dismissedRate it:

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in the interest of justiceUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ the,‎ interest,‎ of,‎ justice.Rate it:

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la justice ne connaît personneJustice is no respecter of persons.Rate it:

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les grosses mouches passent à travers la toile de la justice, mais les petites y sont prisesOne man may steal a horse, while another dare not look over the hedge; Justice will whip a beggar, but bow to a lord; One does the scath, another has the harm; The crow gets pardoned, and the dove has the blame.Rate it:

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passer à pleines voiles à travers les mailles de la justiceTo drive a coach-and-four through an Act of Parliament.Rate it:

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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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by rightsProperly, in justice.Rate it:

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iudicia administrareto have charge of the administration of justice.Rate it:

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iudicium exercere (vid. sect. V. 7, note The first...)to administer justice; to judge (used of criminal cases before the praetor).Rate it:

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ius dicereto administer justice (said of the praetor).Rate it:

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ius nullumabsence of justice.Rate it:

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ius reddere (Liv. 3. 33)to administer justice (said of the praetor).Rate it:

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ius suum adipisci (Liv. 1. 32. 10)to obtain justice.Rate it:

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le mort saisit le vifDès qu’un homme est mort, ses biens passent à son héritier légitime, sans aucune formalité de justice.Rate it:

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live by the sword, die by the swordOne who uses violence can expect a violent response. It is better to try to use peaceful means wherever possible.(figuratively) One can expect dire outcomes from any vice; used to convey poetic justice.Rate it:

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l’aigle ne s’amuse point à prendre les mouchesLes âmes élevées et les esprits supérieurs dédaignent de recourir aux petits expédients, qu’ils jugent indignes d’eux, parce qu’ils ont conscience de leur force et de leur justice. Ils laissent aux faibles la ruse et la violence.Rate it:

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mills of the gods grind slowlyJustice may arrive slowly, but it cannot be avoided.Rate it:

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nul ne peut se prévaloir de sa propre turpitudeNul ne peut réclamer justice si le dommage qu'il subit est le produit de ses actions menées illicitement ou illégalement ou de sa négligence.Rate it:

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reap what one sowsTo receive as a reward or harvest in the same measure as one's exertions, in a good or a bad sense. To receive justice.Rate it:

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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.Rate it:

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TANJAcronym of there ain't no justice.Rate it:

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the fix is inA process (for example, a court case) has been rigged behind the scenes and its outcome will not reflect true justice.Rate it:

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the law is an assThe law, as created by legislators or as administered by the justice system, cannot be relied upon to be sensible or fair.Rate it:

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un méchant accommodement vaut mieux que le meilleur procèsLa justice d’Etat est relativement imparfaite.Rate it:

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