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injustice

noun abuse, bias, bigotry, breach, crime, damage, denial of justice, discrimination, disparity, error of the court, evil, fault of the court, illegality, imposition, improbity, inequality, innquitable action, inequity, infraction, infringement, infringement on one's rights, iniquity, iniuria, iniustitia, malfeasance, maltreatment, miscarriage, miscarriage of justice, misfeasance, mistake of the court, mistreatment, offense, omission of a court, oppression, outrage, partiality, partisanship, persecution, prejudice, transgression, tyranny, unevenness, unfair action, unfairness, unjust treatment, unlawfulness, unrighteousness, violation, violation of right, wrong, wrong verdict, wrongdoing
Associated concepts: social injustice
Foreign phrases: Fictio legis inique operatur alicui damnum vel injuriam.Fiction of law is wrongful if it works loss or harm to any one. Lex nemini operatur iniquum, nemini facit injuriam. The law never works an injury, or does a wrong.
See also: corruption, disservice, error, grievance, ground, inequality, inequity, infringement, injury, mischief, misdeed, misdoing, misjudgment, nepotism, oppression, partiality, prejudice, wrong

INJUSTICE. That which is opposed to justice.
     2. It is either natural or civil. 1. Natural injustice is the act of doing harm to mankind, by violating natural rights. 2. Civil injustice, is the unlawful violation of civil rights.

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He argued that societies where there was no justice and where the people did not voice against the injustices, such societies could not survive.
Second, hermeneutical injustice refers to cases in which a person can neither articulate nor adequately make sense of the harm experienced due to a hermeneutical gap between her linguistic means of expression and her lived demeaning experience.
Injustice is something felt deep in the human soul, even in times of great doubt when there's no logical reason to hope for true justice.
Social exchange theory has been used to explain employees' responses to perceived injustice (Burton, Mitchell, & Lee, 2005; Reb et al.
He rejects defining injustice as the negation of the predicate just, for two apparent reasons.
First-Order Epistemic Injustice: Testimonial Injustice
To compound this with an off-field investigation into comments made by our manager in relation to the original injustice raises major questions about the game in this country.
The first of these factors is unobjectionable: we can take it for granted that there is a negative duty not to contribute to injustice and that those who are responsible for harmful institutions should compensate their victims.
We cannot help but note," he said, "the disturbing spread of various social and political manifestations of evil: from social disorders to anarchy and war, from injustice to acts of violence and killing.
Scoppetta, highlights the injustice of child welfare practice that relies on child removal.
They were bound for Birmingham in search of work, but instead met with arrests and a travesty of a trial that has become synonymous with racial injustice.
Injustices are unavoidable if value-added assessments are used more mechanically.