social justice

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The fair and proper administration of laws conforming to the natural law that all persons, irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, possessions, race, religion, etc., are to be treated equally and without prejudice. See also civil rights.

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The actions of ISIS, or ISIL as President Obama calls them, can be seen as the complete opposite of social justice.
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Large company CEOs are paid disproportionately in comparison to many of their workers and some think the fairness of social justice would help fix this disparity.
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Rawls believes that the first principle that much be secured in any society is social justice because if justice is achieved then, all other necessary principles will shortly follow.
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