false verdict


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Noun1.false verdict - a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence
finding of fact, verdict - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The IHC judge said that, 'To that I replied, I would rather give my life away than giving a false verdict.'
"False verdict" chanted angry demonstrators, describing the ruling that found six senior police officers not guilty of killing protesters during the 18-day uprising.
"I was jailed by a false verdict after the regime questioned me over my writings, opinions and human rights and democratic activities for which I was awarded the 'Special Award for Journalists Under Threat' by Amnesty International.