miscarriage of justice

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miscarriage of justice

A situation in which the administration of justice has failed or been mismanaged.
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Curiously enough the excitement was due less to the fact that an innocent man was in danger of a wrongful conviction than to the interest taken in their own ideas as to the Mystery of The Yellow Room.
In addition, senior counsel Dan Kolb and associates Edith Beerdsen, Lara Samet Buchwald, Mari Byrne, Craig Cagney, Matthew Cormack, Joshua Dugan and Brian Richichi received individual awards for their work on right to counsel and case cap issues, criminal defense cases and wrongful conviction cases.
Cardiff Law School's Innocence Project - the first project of its kind to help successfully overturn a wrongful conviction - has been nominated for the Christine Jackson Young Person Award.
Cardiff Law School's Innocence Project - the first innocence project to help successfully overturn a wrongful conviction - is nominated for the Christine Jackson Young Person Award.
Needless to say, a further application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission will be made early this autumn, in a further attempt to get this wrongful conviction overturned.
Legal-Bay is a public advocate for victims of police brutality, wrongful imprisonment, and wrongful conviction cases nationwide including the states with the largest prison populations, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, and California.
4) She is one of dozens of women who have been exonerated after a wrongful conviction involving the death or injury of a child, (5) with their convictions accomplished through the State's construction of "compelling narratives" (6) that put their motherhood itself on trial.
21 ( ANI ): Former US boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, whose wrongful conviction of murder caused an international outcry, has passed away at the age of 76, following a battle with prostate cancer.
Past research has used a "case study" methodology, which is only able to identify factors that are common in cases of wrongful conviction ("correlates").
AN OFFICER AND A SPY Robert Harris Hutchinson, out Thursday CHOICE er-The best-selling author of Fatherland has turned to a true story for his latest thriller - the Dreyfus Affair, the famous wrongful conviction for treason of a Jewish army officer in France in 1895.
The latest offering from Kionsky treats a subject he knows well: wrongful conviction and the corruption of a supposedly just legal system.
Accordingly, these cases stand in sharp contrast to the conventional wrongful conviction story.