justice of the peace
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France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So we do demand justice and we do speak up and make demands.
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
British Dictionary definitions for justice of the peace
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A local officer of the judicial branch empowered to try minor cases, recommend cases for trial, and perform civil ceremonies, such as marriages and oath taking. Justices of the peace are usually elected locally and are paid fees for their services.