Commutative justice

COMMUTATIVE JUSTICE. That virtue whose object is, to render to every one what belongs to him, as nearly as may be, or that which governs contracts.
     2. The word commutative is derived from commutare, which signifies to exchange. Lepage, El. du Dr. ch. 1, art. 3, Sec. 3. See Justice.

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He considered a strong federal judiciary to be an essential element in protecting individual rights and for establishing a sound constitutional order based on the classical concept of commutative justice.
the word coincides with what Aristotle and the Schoolmen call commutative justice.
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When we talk about fulfilling contacts or repairing injuries done to the discrete individuals, we are speaking of commutative justice.
Finally, Finkelstein suggests that the link between commutative justice and profit rested on a static view of the economy, which would return to stasis if those who disturbed it, such as usurers, regrators, and forestallers, were forced to stop their evil ways.
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