Translation of "justice" - English-Spanish dictionary

justice

noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈdʒʌs·tɪs/

treatment of people that is fair

justicia
She worked hard for justice for all.
→ Opposite injustice

the system of laws that judges or punishes people

justicia
the criminal justice system

(Translation of “justice” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

justice

noun /ˈdʒastis/

fairness or rightness in the treatment of other people

justicia
Everyone has a right to justice
I don’t deserve to be punished – where’s your sense of justice?

the law or the administration of it

justicia
Their dispute had to be settled in a court of justice.

a judge

juez
Justice Richardson will be overseeing the case.
Justice of the Peace noun

(legal) someone who acts as a judge in less serious cases in the lowest courts of law.

juez de paz
bring to justice

to arrest, try and sentence (a criminal)

llevar ante los tribunales
The murderer escaped, but was finally brought to justice.
do (also justice / do justice to)

to treat fairly or properly

hacer justicia (a alguien)
It would not be doing him justice to call him lazy when he’s so ill.

to fulfil/fulfill the highest possibilities of; to get the best results from; to show fully or fairly

hacer justicia (a alguien)
I was so tired that I didn’t do myself justice in the exam.
in justice to (also to do)

if one must be fair (to him, her etc)

para ser justo con
To do her justice, I must admit that she was only trying to help when she broke the cup.

(Translation of “justice” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)