bring somebody to justice

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 somebody to ˈjustice

arrest somebody for a crime and put them on trial in a court of law: It is his job to bring the murderer to justice.
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She said: "Law enforcement in the UK ought to be able to have vital evidence which might bring somebody to justice."
She said: "I think that in certain instances, and it sounds to me like this is one, law enforcement in the UK ought to be able to have vital evidence which might bring somebody to justice."
"And whenever there is a new line of inquiry, we will work tirelessly to try to bring somebody to justice.
Speaking on a tube train as he travelled back to his London home, Welsh-born Mr Morgan added: "The Home Secretary offered a police led investigation into failings to bring somebody to justice.
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