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Legally right; conformity with that which is lawful or fair.

Just cause for an action, for example, is a reason for a course of action that is based upon Good Faith.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

JUST. This epithet is applied to that which agrees with a given law which is the test of right and wrong. 1 Toull. prel. n. 5 Aust. Jur. 276, n. It is that which accords with the perfect rights of others. Wolff, Inst. Sec. 83; Swinb. part 1, s. 2, n. 5, and part 1, Sec. 4, n. 3. By just is also understood full and perfect, as a just weight Swinb. part 1, s. 3, U. 5.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For parties of 10 or more, entrance to the Joust is free when booking the banquet, in addition to the seats in the Royal Pavilion for the wedding party.
"Kenilworth is famed for some of the most elaborate tournaments in Medieval England - as well playing host to one of England's strongest women - so it's the perfect place to sort the women from the boys!" Kenilworth's Grand Medieval Joust marks the first time that English Heritage has invited women to compete.
She said: "I have heard how much fun it is to joust at Kenilworth, and can't wait to be part of the action this year.
Twenty-five NATO nations and more than 1000 personnel is taking part in exercise TRIDENT JOUST 15.
“Our goal was to produce a complete website solution for small businesses worldwide,” says Joust Media Director Kieran McCloud.
"The Joust is undoubtedly one of the most eagerly-anticipated events in our 2012 calendar."
The gimmick of the show is that Adams and his lieutenants take 16 men who have not jousted competitively before (a few have done the choreographed entertainment version) and teach them the sport.
Joust! is at Cardiff Castle on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19.
In God's Joust, Witte's historical scholarship becomes the springboard for prescriptive arguments in the field of law and religion.
Insurers likely returned to their offices from their annual October renewal joust with the reluctant acceptance that reinsurance rates will increase.
The rousing opening scene is a joust to the death between Hubert and a knight, for the chance to save Edmund's life, as he has been accused of theft.
Take a video-game time machine back to play pre-PS2 classics such as Joust and Defender (at least for the 10 minutes it takes to beat them).