equity means justice or fairness

The term equity means justice or fairness among the parties by judges. In law it means the power of a judge to decide a case according to his sense of justice or fairness with his faith .The function of a judge is to administer justice to maintain the social order in the society .But law can never fit in every case because situation can demand modification to satisfy the people. There are many occasions when a judge has to decide a case not according to law but according his sense of justice or equity.