Jersey justice

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Jersey justice

A punishment or act of justice that is or appears to be much more severe than the offence warrants. Primarily heard in UK. Twenty years in jail for stealing a car? That sounds like Jersey justice to me.
See also: justice
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I think it was pretty obvious for everyone out there that we weren't doing ourselves justice, or the jersey justice.
The Jersey justice system has badly failed these grieving parents.
He was absolutely driven, he was a great individual and I could sense that if I got the opportunity to play I had better do the jersey justice.
We are doing everything we can to make sure that when we step on to that pitch we are as prepared as we can be to go out there, do ourselves, the team and the jersey justice, and to win matches.
The manner in which we folded over didn't do ourselves or the jersey justice.
And man of the match O'Mahony said: "We haven't done the jersey justice over the past couple of years.
Every time you put on that Welsh jersey it's an incredible feeling and you want to do that jersey justice and bring out that emotion and performance.
Jersey Justice is an important book that brings to light a forgotten case of racial injustice while reinforcing the ubiquity of such events in American history and ultimately offering an effective critique of the death penalty.
He continued: "We were on the edge after Sunday, and we had to give a reaction on the field, for the pride of ourselves, and to do the jersey justice.
You have to take that mentality so that you do the jersey justice.
The players did the blue jersey justice and many fans will never feel prouder to be an Evertonian after a heroic display.
I have been fortunate to have two games in succession and I just wanted to get out there and do myself and the jersey justice.
Brennan, then an associate New Jersey justice, delivered one of the major addresses of the two-day meeting on May 22, outlining New Jersey's experience with court reform.
Geller has introduced the Total Project Control concept to many successful projects such as Rockefeller University, 101 Avenue of the Americas, Sloan-Kettering Research Center, the New Jersey Justice Complex, The St.
I don't think it makes any difference because the way the boys are, any time we take to the field and Stephen gives us the jersey to go out and represent Mayo, before thinking about anything else there's an enormous pressure I think to go and deliver and do the jersey justice.