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unjust

adjective biased, crooked, dishonorable, heinous, immoral, improper, inequitable, influenced, iniquus, iniustus, interested, jaundiced, prejudiced, prepossessed, undeserved, unequal, unfair, unjustifiable, unmerited, unprincipled, unreasonable, venal, warped, wicked, wrong, wrongful
Associated concepts: unjust decision, unjust enrichment, unnust penalty, unjust sentence
See also: culpable, delinquent, inequitable, iniquitous, one-sided, partial, peccant, prejudicial, severe, unconscionable, unfair, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unscrupulous, unwarranted, wrongful

UNJUST. That which is done against the perfect rights of another; that which is against the established law; that which is opposed to a law which is the test of right and wrong. 1 Toull. tit. prel. n. 5; Aust. Jur. 276, n.; Hein. Lec. El. Sec. 1080.

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The Domestic Understanding of the Law of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment
The answer is found in the fact that there are two types of laws: there are just laws, and there are unjust laws.
Marking the fourth anniversary of his release, Sayyed said: "The only useful lesson derived from the international investigation that took place in Lebanon from 2005 until 2009 is that it had proved to the Lebanese people and the world that international justice, when implemented in our country, becomes more politicized and unjust than the national local judiciary.
Well, I can assure these selfsame campaigners that eviction is the furthest thing from our thoughts and we will be doing all that we can to help our tenants in the face of these unjust Government measures.
I can assure these self-same campaigners that eviction is the furthest from our thoughts and we will be doing all that we can to help our tenants in the face of these unjust Government measures.
Wysong argued on his appeal that there are questions of fact precluding Supreme Court's determination that he did not purchase the Ulster County book of business and dismissal of his unjust enrichment claim.
In Section 4, I first reinforce the argument to show that there can be unjust initial acquisitions.
Unjust or just I would receive rains aplenty because I love to walk in it and get dissolved in it.
The publication of the Restatement of the Law Third: Restitution and Unjust Enrichment is an important accomplishment.
Worshipers gathered at the main entrance to the neighborhood and performed Friday prayers there in protest about the Israeli occupation's unjust policies, on top of which are the continuing home demolitions, heavy an unreasonable taxation, raids and searches of homes, and almost daily arrests of Palestinians from the neighborhood.
Historically though, the role of workers has had immense importance in not only the reversal of unfair or unjust rules or regulations imposed upon them, unions have also led important movements against unjust actions of governments.
also cited Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa and the tribunal's previous decisions as 'unfair and unjust.