Mob law


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law administered by the mob; lynch law.

See also: Mob

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Nothing saved Dominicus, either from mob law or a court of justice, but an eloquent appeal made by the young lady in his behalf.
First footage showed Siderov being escorted by police which had cordoned him off, apparently preventing him from the force of mob law as tens of people were trying to reach him, shouting.
But it just goes to prove that mob law and the minorities in this country rule.
Lord Justice Leveson, when in Australia, put it profoundly when he referred to "mob law" (or rule) with the use of Twitter, which can be used to destroy, to popularise, to publicise, to promote facts and fictions and messages from all religions or non-religions etc.
He is pandering to the worst case of mob law and should shut up.
But we must also make sure we don't end up with some lynch mob law."
"But we must also make sure we don't end up with some lynch mob law." I Davis said he agreed with Reid's comments but added: "I wouldn't rush into it.
Kelly - quizzed over claims he molested boys in the 1970s - fears he could be targeted by thugs who want to carry out violent mob law.