malicious prosecution

Definition of "malicious prosecution"
  1. A lawsuit initiated with ill intention or without enough evidence, causing harm to the defendant
How to use "malicious prosecution" in a sentence
  1. The defendant, after being cleared of all charges, decided to fight back against the malicious prosecution.
  2. The lawyer advised their client to counter-sue for malicious prosecution.
  3. After years of court battles, he was able to prove that it was a case of malicious prosecution.

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