Common usage: Justice is a concept of fairness in a situation where rights, personal interests, or property, are affected adversely by the acts of others. Justice generally means redress for grievances, fair treatment, and a fair trial when accused. People demand justice when they consider themselves unfairly treated or not receiving a fair hearing. In common usage, justice means an honest judgment.
In the legal context, justice is defined in a similar way to the common usage form, but the definition has a legal status. If a person doesn't receive a fair trial, the principle of justice allows an appeal to review the case.
Several factors may affect the success of person-centered therapy. If an individual is not interested in therapy (for example, if he or she was forced to attend therapy), that person may not work well together with the therapist. The skill of the therapist may be another factor. In general, clients tend to overlook occasional therapist failures if a satisfactory relationship has been established. A therapist who continually fails to demonstrate unconditional positive regard, congruence, or empathy cannot effectively use this type of therapy. A third factor is the client's comfort level with nondirective therapy. Some studies have suggested that certain clients may get bored, frustrated, or annoyed with a Rogerian style of therapeutic interaction.
Carl Rogers has provided educators with some fascinating and important questions with regard to their way of being with participants, and the processes they might employ. The danger in his work for informal educators lays in what has been a point of great attraction – his person-centredness. Informal education is not so much person-centred as dialogical. A focus on the other rather than on what lies between us could lead away from the relational into a rather selfish individualism. Indeed, this criticism could also be made of the general direction of his therapeutic endeavours.