bring to justice

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bring (one) to justice

To punish one for a crime committed. My lawyer is confident that we can bring the man who stole my money to justice. The court must bring this criminal to justice.
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bring someone to justice

Fig. to punish someone for a crime. The police officer swore she would not rest until she had brought the killer to justice. Years later, the rapist was found out and finally brought to justice.
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His direct personal involvement in working to create international tribunals to bring to justice individuals responsible for the worst of the "atrocity crimes" of recent decades demonstrates that perseverance and tenacity can make a difference on the international scene.
The feeling was we have got to look for peace and we must also bring to justice the people who carried this out, but we have to look for a peaceful way to do that.
Talking to Lord Nazir Ahmed, the minister said the British government had legal and moral responsibility to bring to justice those perpetrators who had murdered a Pakistani national on British soil.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk also reminded that the Ukrainian side had filed two lawsuits to bring to justice to bring the Russian Federation to justice at the European Court of Human Rights.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said that the death of the "Saudi terrorist" will not make Iran stop its legal and international efforts to bring to justice those involved in the deadly attack on embassy.
President Obama condemned Wednesday's "barbaric terrorist attack" on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria and vowed to provide "whatever assistance is necessary to identify and bring to justice the perpetrators of this attack.
Summary: Paris, (MAP) - France fully trusts the Moroccan authorities to carry out investigations into the Marrakech bombing and bring to justice the perpetrators of this "coward" attack, president Sarkozy said on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI, June 02, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- India Tuesday slammed Pakistan over the release of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the prime accused in the Mumbai attack, saying it demonstrates Islamabads lack of seriousness in its commitment to bring to justice the perpetrators of the carnage.