Sunday, September 23, 2012

Equity Begets Equity

Equity Begets Equity.

If one is not equitable, they will not be given equity.

AVT (September, 2012)

eq·ui·ty, [ek-wi-tee], noun, plural eq·ui·ties.
1.         the quality of being fair or impartial; fairness; impartiality: the equity of Solomon. Synonyms: disinterest, equitableness, impartiality, fair-mindedness, fairness, justness, evenhandedness, objectivity; justice, probity. Antonyms: bias, discrimination, inequity, injustice, partiality, partisanship, prejudice, unfairness, unreasonableness; injustice.
2.         something that is fair and just: the equities of our criminal-justice system.
3.         Law.
a.         Also called chancery, the application of the dictates of conscience or the principles of natural justice to the settlement of controversies.
b.         Also called chancery, a system of jurisprudence or a body of doctrines and rules developed in England and followed in the U.S., serving to supplement and remedy the limitations and the inflexibility of the common law.
c.         an equitable right or claim.
d.         equity of redemption.

eq·ui·ta·ble, [ek-wi-tuh-buhl], adjective
1.         characterized by equity or fairness; just and right; fair; reasonable: equitable treatment of all citizens.
2.         Law.
a.         pertaining to or valid in equity.

b.         pertaining to the system of equity, as distinguished
from the common law.

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