unjustness


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the practice of being unjust or unfair

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Martin Luther King's letter from a Birmingham jail regarding the unjustness of segregation laws he stated, "To put it in terms of Thomas Aquinas: an unjust law is a human law not rooted in eternal and natural law.
A large number of social and political workers, civil society representatives observed protest demonstration and chanted slogans against the KSP category system of the university, which is an unjustness with the students of Sindh as well as versus of the merit.
In Lane County, an action on Tuesday provides an opportunity to make our voices heard about the unjustness of the current tax code and the folly of a bloated defense budget - especially when local needs are so pressing.
"It was profoundly upsetting to see the contrast and the unjustness of it.
Another critical argument against the unjustness of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the involvement of HTS links these wars to perceived colonialism.
(9) Indeed, the purpose of this section of his preface is to point out to his readers the modesty of his theatrical demands--any appropriate scenery and costumes will suffice--and hence the unjustness of his treatment by theatre managers.
"Violence against women is unjustness, cruelty and shamefulness," Erdogan said while addressing Women Convention organized in Buyuk Anadolu Hotel in Ankara.
Two delegates, Willey and Stuart, had fully exposed the unjustness of the anomaly in Virginia organic law when they served in the Secession Convention.
(4) The basic principle that the rights and obligations of jus in bello apply regardless of the justness or unjustness of the overall military operation thus remains firmly entrenched.
But over time, as the case against them unravelled and after I sat through their appeal hearings at the Old Bailey, my view changed and I became equally convinced of the unjustness of their convictions.
An accumulation of grievances in a population about 'unjustness' in the way the state deals with land rights, can constitute an important force in the reduction of state capacity in land issues.
He protests against the unjustness of Joanna's arguments, "for thou makest him a complete Devil there" (Dispute 59).
Firstly, Anne Lund rails against "the unjustness and inequality that the Church teaches," claiming that every practising Catholic woman feels the way she does.
In this argument, the widely acknowledged unjustness and immorality of Jim Crow supporters who claimed that African Americans were not ready to be integrated and not intelligent enough to vote or be full citizens is the prologue to the Iraq War.
The stifling tax impositions would become an economic noose around commerce in the British protectorates and, as a result, according to criminologist William Chambliss, "smuggling activities promoted an institutionalization of crime in the colonies in order to ensure their commercial survival." While the American colonies ultimately responded to Britain's heavy-handed mercantilist policies by dumping cases of British tea into Boston Harbor and then rebelling against the unjustness of taxation without representation, the expression of defiance by the mother country's subjects north of the 49th parallel was more subdued--they simply evaded the taxes by bringing in shiploads of contraband.