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miscarriage of justice

A wrong, unjust decision in a court of law. Newly discovered DNA evidence reveals that there had been a miscarriage of justice in the trial's original outcome 30 years before. Given the close political and financial ties between the defendants and various politicians, many believe their acquittal to be a miscarriage of justice.
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miscarriage of justice

a wrong or mistaken decision, especially one made in a court of law. Sentencing the old man on a charge of murder proved to be a miscarriage of justice. Punishing the student for cheating was a miscarriage of justice. He was innocent.
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miscarriage of justice

An unfair decision, especially one in a court of law. For example, Many felt that his being expelled from the school was a miscarriage of justice. This expression, which uses miscarriage in the sense of "making a blunder," was first recorded in 1875.
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They told me she was thrashed but did not suffer a miscarriage.
Dunwoodie "It's also not yet known what dose of vitamin B3 will prevent miscarriage and birth defects.
Patients were also required to have had at least one spontaneous miscarriage at ≤20 weeks' gestation irrespective of conception method (natural or ART) and to be willing to provide informed consent for participation in the study.
The researchers compared the cases of the more than 8,700 women who had suffered a miscarriage during their first 20 weeks of pregnancy to about 87,000 women who did not.
The lining has to renew itself each cycle, each miscarriage and successful birth.
But now more than when I had my miscarriages - it is a long time since then - but now for young women and men, it is a real shock.
I think the impact of miscarriage on men is completely ignored in many cases, because people consider miscarriage to be a physical thing that impacts women only.
Reassuringly, the miscarriage rate is comparable with that in the general population, she said.
recent cover story about Kate Middleton having a miscarriage contains any element of truth.
In 16 20 years of age group 4 patients had miscarriages and 72 patients had no miscarriage in21 25 years of age group 12 patientshad miscarriages while 72 patients had no miscarriage in 26 30 years of age group 4 patients had mis carriages wh- ile 40 patients had no miscarriagesas shown in Table 4.
Miscarriage analysis testing, also referred to as Products of Conception testing, enables OB/GYN physicians and clinicians to better understand whether there is a genetic cause for a miscarriage or other related event.
EastEnders yesterday declined to comment but a source insisted the actress didn't have a miscarriage on the set.
Mistakes do happen, but it is very difficult to diagnose a miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy, which is why midwives are so cautious and we have the guidelines that we do now.
Clarithromycin is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, but studies have been conducted to determine its effects on congenital malformations.
A recent study found chlamydia trachomatis infection, which has dramatically increased in the past 10 years, is linked to a higher risk of miscarriage.