street justice


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street justice

n
(Law) the punishment given by members of the public to people regarded as criminals or wrongdoers
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"They didn't bank on Limerick fans issuing them with some street justice. The young fellas scattered when the guards arrived and no one made a complaint of assault."
No realistic cure in sightYet another man has succumbed to the vagaries of street justice. This time it was Associate Professor Khalid Hameed of S.
I want justice, but if there is retribution and street justice it will never end."
Tenders are invited for pavement replacement works and part of the sidewalks of the street justice of aragon in the city of borja (zaragoza).
And when children are gunned down on the streets of Baltimore and no one is willing to speak up to bring their killers to justice, it is difficult to muster any hope that the city's cycle of street justice, of violence and retribution, will ever be broken.
It is high time for us to spread true and positive messages against mob frenzy, street justice, and lynching considering mass murders as a modern day menace.
LEE REED The police had better pull their fingers out or vigilantes will dish out street justice.
After bringing down the cop responsible for the death of Josie's family, Josie, Jace, Bentley and Raven become known as enforcers of street justice. When the battered bodies of homeless teens begin filling the city's morgue, the teens investigate and discover an underground fight club where street youth are forced to fight, even kill each other.
Among their topics are invisible warriors: trauma and ethics in the narratives of the Iraq War, No Country for Old men as political allegory of 9/11, performing the Spirit of '76: US historical memory and counter-commemorations for American Indian sovereignty, media-filtered street justice: New York and the millennial nomadic ethical turn, questioning the jury system through Jean-Xavier de Lestade's The Staircase (2008), and the right to counsel: an American perspective on a global proposal.
"All the books (in the series) solve crime with street justice - they never rely on the legal system.
Pals of Massey warned the violence will not end until the man who ordered his killing receives "street justice".
They said the violence would not end until he has received "street justice".