What is unjust?

  • (adj): Not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception.
    Synonyms: unfair
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on unjust:

English Unjust Enrichment Law - Foreign Comparisons
... Unjust enrichment is a developed and coherent field in continental civil law systems ... have been accustomed to identify an "unjust factor" ... The difference between "unjust factors" and "absence of basis" as a unifying principle has generated a lot of debate, particularly since Peter Birks changed his mind in his second edition of ...
Jurisprudent - Natural Law
... This view is frequently summarised by the maxim an unjust law is not a true law, lex iniusta non est lex, in which 'unjust' is defined as contrary to natural law ... Natural law is sometimes identified with the maxim that "an unjust law is no law at all", but as John Finnis, the most important of modern natural lawyers has argued, this ...
Lipkin Gorman V Karpnale Ltd
... Lipkin Gorman v Karpnale Ltd UKHL 12 is a foundational English unjust enrichment case ... for money had and received is the principle of unjust enrichment, and that an award of restitution is subject to a defence of change of position ... This secured unjust enrichment English law as the third pillar of the law of obligations, along with contract and tort ...
School Of Salamanca - Just War
... than is strictly necessary would constitute an unjust war ... that is waging, or is about to wage, an unjust war ... pillage, wars to convert infidels or pagans, and wars for glory are all inherently unjust ...
Atheism: The Case Against God - Smith's Wager
... Suppose there exists an unjust god, specifically the god of Christianity, who doesn't give a damn about justice and who will burn us in Hell, regardless of whether we made honest ... Such a god is necessarily unjust, for there is no more heinous injustice we could conceive of, than to punish a person for an honest error of belief, when he has tried to the best of his ability to ... than we are because if you have an unjust god ...

More definitions of "unjust":

  • (adj): Not righteous.
    Example: "'unjust' is an archaic term for 'unrighteous'"
  • (adj): Violating principles of justice.
    Example: "Unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"

Famous quotes containing the word unjust:

    Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)

    An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948)