Definition of 'miscarriage of justice'
Example sentences containing 'miscarriage of justice'
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It is to lessen the likelihood of miscarriages of justice that tear innocent families apart. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To the contrary it is a very difficult and fragile process and can lead to miscarriages of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Translations for 'miscarriage of justice'
British English: miscarriage of justice NOUN
A miscarriage of justice is a wrong decision made by a court, as a result of which an innocent person is punished.
I can imagine no greater miscarriage of justice than the execution of an innocent man.
Definition of miscarriage of justice from the Collins English Dictionary
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