jus-, just-, jur-

(Latin: right, upright, equitable; legal right, law)

Directly related to the jud-, judic- unit.

justiciary (s) (noun), justiciaries (pl)
1. A public official who is authorized to make decisions regarding issues brought before a court of justice.
2. A high legal officer in medieval England: "Back in the Middle Ages, Karl Brian was appointed as a lord of the justiciary."
justifiable (adjective), more justifiable, most justifiable
Capable of being valid, legitimate, or well-founded: The blind lady had justifiable reasons for wanting to have a guide-dog living with her.
justifiably (adverb), more justifiably, most justifiably
Descriptive of how a situation, action, idea, or emotion is presented with good reason: Sammy was justifiably thrilled with the honor he received because of his faithful aid and support of the blind in the town where he lived.
justification (s) (noun), justifications (pl)
justifiedly (adverb)
Determined with honesty: "The singer's reputation as being one of the best in the business was justifiedly publicized."
justifier (s) (noun), justifiers (pl)
Someone who, or that which, provides an acceptable explanation of something.
justify (verb), justifies; justified; justifying
1. To demonstrate or to prove that something is just, right, or valid: "There are some people who will commit illegal or indecent acts for a something that they believe in because they argue that the end justifies the means."
2. To declare free of blame; to absolve: "Eddie tried to justify his poor grade on the exam by claiming that he wasn't feeling well."
3. To demonstrate sufficient legal reason for an action taken.
4. In printing or typing text on the computer: "To adjust or to justify the spacing within lines in a document; for example, so that the lines end evenly as straight margins."
Justitia Omnibus.
Justice to all.

Motto of Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A. Also written in Latin as: Justicia omnibus.

Justitia stabilitur thronus.
By justice is the throne upheld.

Motto of Friedrich, Count of the Palatinate of Vohenstrauss (1557-1597).

Justitiae tenax.
Persevering in justice.
justly (adverb)
1. A reference to a fair way of making decisions or doing something.
2. In accordance with certain moral or social standards.
justness (s) (noun)
That which is fair, correct, and proper: "The justness of the project was verified by the significance of how many more people could get good jobs."
Law and Justice: Themis, Justitia
Greek: Themis (goddess)
Latin: Justitia (goddess)
Lex ancilla justitiae.
Law, the servant of justice.

Motto of The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Lux mundi justitia. (Latin motto)
Translation: "Justice is the light of the world.{

Motto of Johann Georg I, Elector of Saxony (1585-1656).