jus-, just-, jur-

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

Directly related to the jud-, judic- unit.

Pietate, fide, et justicia.
With piety, fidelity, and justice.

Motto of Wilhelm VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel (1629-1663).

Pietate, legibus, justitia.
By piety, by prudence and by justice.

Motto of Friedrich I, Duke of Saxony-Gotha and Altenburg (1646-1691).

Quasi in rem jurisdiction. (Latin legal statement)
Translation: "A type of jurisdiction of a court based on a person's interest in property within the jurisdiction of the court."

Quasi in rem jurisdiction refers to proceedings that are brought against the defendant personally; yet it is the defendant's interest in the property that serves as the basis of the jurisdiction.

Qui pro domina justitia sequitur.
Who follows in defense of Lady Justice.

Motto on the seal of the United States Department of Justice. "Someone who follows in defense of Lady Justice."

Quod jure [or iure].
By what right?

Also, "Why have you done this? Quo jure?"

Retributive Justice or Vengeance: Nemesis
Greek: Nemesis (goddess)
Latin: (no equivalent goddess)
Summum jus, summa injuria.
Extreme justice is extreme injustice. -Cicero, On Duties, I, x, 33.
suo iure (jure)
In one's own right or in its own right.
Ubi ius (jus) incertum, ibi ius (jus) nullum.
Where the law is uncertain, there is no law.

When carried to an extreme, uncertainty destroys law and the result is anarchy (essentially no law or government).

Ubi ius (jus), ibi officium.
Where there is a right, there is also a duty.

Privilege does not come free of responsibilities.

Ubi ius (jus), ibi remedium.
Where law prevails, there is a remedy.

Usually a reference to remedies for injustices.

Ubi jus incertum, ibi jus nullum.
1. Where the law is uncertain, there is no law.
2. Where one's right is uncertain, no right exists.
Ubi jus, ibi remedium.
1. Where law prevails, there is a remedy.
2. Every violation of right has its remedy.
unjust (adjective)
1. Violating principles of justice or fairness; unfair.
2. Characterized by injustice; deficient in justice and fairness.
unjustifiable (adjective)
1. Impossible to excuse, to pardon, or to justify; not justifiable.
2. Incapable of being justified or explained.