Definition of in justice to in English:

in justice to

phrase

  • Out of fairness to.

    ‘I say this in justice to both of you’
    • ‘In justice to China, in justice to your readers, and in justice to yourselves, I trust that you will pass this information to your subscribers.’
    • ‘I cannot, in justice to my own belief, and what I have great reason to conceive is the intention of Congress, conclude this address.’
    • ‘Mr. Woodhead the defence counsel, concluded, ‘If the Bench tell me that there is a sufficient ‘prima facie’ made out, I shall, in justice to the prisoners, reserve what defence I may have until the trial’
    • ‘And yet there comes a point when, in justice to the man himself and the enormous contribution he had made to church and world, retirement might be in everyone's interest.’
    • ‘Not, as your dear little daughter there seems to think, because I am greedy, but because I am always punctual, in justice to the cook.’