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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Monsieur Stangerson was loud in his denunciation of this miscarriage of justice.
We have decided not to permit twelve worthy men to commit a disgraceful miscarriage of justice.
apparatus, though through a miscarriage of justice most trees bear
In almost all, moreover, there is present, more or less in the foreground, a definite humanitarian aim, an attack on some time-consecrated evil--the poor-house system, the cruelties practised in private schools, or the miscarriage of justice in the Court of Chancery.
In a recent letter, John Chapman said one miscarriage of justice was one too many.
Along with the Birmingham Six, it is considered the worst miscarriage of justice in Britain.
For the first time, we are introducing a statutory definition of what constitutes a miscarriage of justice.
But they ruled there had been no miscarriage of justice and Macklin, who was convicted in 1994 of planning a PS300,000 armed raid in Aberdeen, was sent back to prison to complete his sentence.
These two Bills are in keeping with the development of jurisprudence worldwide, which permits for a second Review by the Apex Court if a manifest miscarriage of justice comes to surface.
10) By the turn of the century, the SJC had further liberalized appellate review, making clear that serious unpreserved trial errors could create a substantial risk of a miscarriage of justice in spite of compelling evidence of defendant's factual guilt.
For me it''s about the single biggest miscarriage of justice to affect this city - Hillsborough.
He added that 'miscarriages of justice are inevitable in any legal system - and any miscarriage of justice that results in the death penalty is irreversible'.