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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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.
And whenever there is a new line of inquiry, we will work tirelessly to try to bring somebody to justice.
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