fraud on the court

Definition of "fraud on the court"
  1. Deceptive actions that compromise the honesty and fairness of the legal procedure, such as unduly influencing a judge, jury members, or personnel related to the court
How to use "fraud on the court" in a sentence
  1. If proven, tampering with the jury constitutes a fraud on the court and carries severe penalties.
  2. The plaintiff's withholding of critical evidence could be viewed as a fraud on the court.
  3. Accusations of fraud on the court often result in thorough investigations to maintain the justice system's integrity.

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