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Reality competitions switch up their rules all the time—thanks in large part to contracts with cast members that grant them an insane amount of freedom to play around—but rarely with the aim of enacting poetic justice.Two Feminists Who Love Reality TV Wrap Their Minds Around the FBoy Island Finale|Eliana Dockterman|August 13, 2021|Time
So we do demand justice and we do speak up and make demands.
He could order the Justice Department to begin the necessary regulatory work.
The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.
Most other social justice movements are seeking some shift of power and money.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I suffer from no delusion that the justice system treats black and white equally.
It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
When I was at Portugal, there was held at that time the court of justice of the Inquisition.
I've never had time to write home about it, for I felt that it required a dissertation in itself to do it justice.
And then what could be more deep and poetic than Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert's and Wagner's songs?
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An outcome in which virtue is rewarded and evil punished, often in an especially appropriate or ironic manner. For example, It was poetic justice for the known thief to go to jail for the one crime he didn't commit. [Early 1700s]