No Matter How You Say It: Justice

by | Mar 5, 2024 | No Matter How You Say It

Word Origin

The word Justice comes from the Latin word Iūstitia. The original sense was righteousness and equity.

Can you see how being Just makes one righteous?


Sign Language 



Can you see how Justice looks like balanced scales – equal and fair?

In Other Languages


Spanish – Justicia

​​​​French – Justice

German – Gerechtigkeit

Finnish – Oikeudenmukaisuutta

Slovenian – pravičnost

Malay – keadilan

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Justice Idioms and Phrases

  • A miscarriage of justice
  • Be a champion for justice
  • Bring someone to justice
  • Cry foul
  • Equal justice for all
  • Escape the noose
  • Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth
  • Face the consequences
  • Fair and square
  • Fight for what’s right
  • Get a fair shake
  • Get a raw deal
  • Get one’s comeuppance
  • Get one’s due
  • Get thrown to the wolves
  • Have the law on one’s side
  • Justice is blind
  • Justice will prevail
  • Let justice be done, though the heavens fall
  • Not be above the law
  • Not get away with it
  • Pay the piper
  • Seek justice
  • Serve justice
  • Serve one’s time
  • The scales of justice
  • The sword of justice
  • The wheels of justice turn slowly
  • Uphold the law
  • Walk the straight and narrow