miscarriage of justice
An unfair decision, especially one in a court of law. For example, Many felt that his being expelled from the school was a miscarriage of justice. This expression, which uses miscarriage in the sense of “making a blunder,” was first recorded in 1875.
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Example sentences from the Web for miscarriage of justice
So we do demand justice and we do speak up and make demands.
He could order the Justice Department to begin the necessary regulatory work.
The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.
Most other social justice movements are seeking some shift of power and money.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I suffer from no delusion that the justice system treats black and white equally.
To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
When I was at Portugal, there was held at that time the court of justice of the Inquisition.
I've never had time to write home about it, for I felt that it required a dissertation in itself to do it justice.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills