miscarriage of justice

Definition of "miscarriage of justice"
  1. A fault or mistake in the legal process that likely resulted in a disadvantageous result for the party making an appeal
How to use "miscarriage of justice" in a sentence
  1. The defense argued that the prosecution's withholding of evidence resulted in a miscarriage of justice.
  2. As a result of the undisclosed witness statement, a miscarriage of justice was argued by the appellant.
  3. The error in the judge's instruction to the jury was a severe miscarriage of justice, according to the appeal.

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