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kangaroo justice

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  • kangaroo justice — noun The kind of justice dispensed by a kangaroo court • • • Main Entry: ↑kangaroo …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo court — n. A court that is completely biased against one party and therefore disregards that party’s rights and delivers a judgment or verdict that is unfair to him or her; a trial in a kangaroo court is considered a sham without legal authority. The… …   Law dictionary

  • kangaroo court — ☆ kangaroo court n. [said to be so named because its justice progresses by leaps and bounds] Informal 1. an unauthorized, irregular court, usually disregarding normal legal procedure, as one in a frontier region 2. any tribunal in which judgment… …   English World dictionary

  • Kangaroo court — A kangaroo court is a mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted .[1] The outcome of a trial by kangaroo court is essentially determined in advance, usually for the purpose of ensuring conviction, either by …   Wikipedia

  • Kangaroo — Taxobox name = KangaroosMSW3 Groves | pages= 64 66] image width = 250px image caption = Female Eastern Grey Kangaroo with joey regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia subclassis = Marsupialia ordo = Diprotodontia subordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Kangaroo Island — For other places with the same name, see Kangaroo Island (disambiguation). Kangaroo Island Native name: Karta (Island of the Dead) Map of Kangaroo Island …   Wikipedia

  • kangaroo court —    When people take the law into their own hands and form courts that are not legal, these are known as kangaroo court.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A kangaroo court is an illegal tribunal set up by a group of people who have taken the …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • kangaroo court — noun Date: 1853 1. a mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted 2. a court characterized by irresponsible, unauthorized, or irregular status or procedures 3. judgment or punishment given outside of legal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kangaroo court —  Illegal court (e.g. of prisoners or workmen trying one of their fellows) where justice is improbable …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Topic outline of criminal justice — Criminal justice refers to the system used by government to maintain social control, enforce laws, and administer justice. Law enforcement (police), courts, and corrections are the primary agencies charged with these responsibilities. See the… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of criminal justice — The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to criminal justice: Criminal justice – system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, or sanctioning …   Wikipedia

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