travesty of justice

travesty of justice

a miscarriage of justice; an act of the legal system that is an insult to the system of justice. The jury's verdict was a travesty of justice. The lawyer complained that the judge's ruling was a travesty of justice.
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'I call on President Rodrigo Duterte to respond decisively to this travesty of justice and immediately fire Faeldon,' Hontiveros said in a statement.
In his Facebook account, Yasay clarified he only joined the bank in 2009, saying he would not post bail and instead would question "this abuse of process and travesty of justice."
Congress has a duty to ensure all those who played a role in this travesty of justice answer to those crimes.
He said that suspects are released from jails on false testimonies and then the judiciary is blamed for this travesty of justice. 'Truth is spoken because of Allah's commandment.
Sagay had described the said judgment as a travesty of justice whilst he also urged the APC to insist on their 'mandate' by approaching the Supreme Court for a review of the Zamfara State judgment.'
Moscow [Russia], Apr 28 (ANI) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday slammed the United States for sentencing a Russian agent under conspiracy charges, calling her treatment a travesty of justice.
Dr.Maleeha Lodhi said that the continued denial of the right to self-determination to the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir is not only a travesty of justice, but also an 'egregious violation' of the UN Charter.
Pakistan on Thursday reiterated that continued denial of the right to self-determination to people of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) was not only a travesty of justice but also an egregious violation of the United Nations (UN) Charter, according to Radio Pakistan.
They use lines like 'a sad day for British justice' and 'a travesty of justice'.
IN a travesty of justice, Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed a Pakistani woman.
It doesn't take a legal scholar to dissect this travesty of justice.
ISLAMABAD: Hours after an Indian court acquitted the mastermind of the Samjhauta Express terrorist attack, Pakistan on Wednesday reacted angrily, terming the decision a "travesty of justice and exposes the sham credibility of the Indian courts".
He said putting Masarat Aalam in jails on concocted charges and slapping PSA repeatedly on him to prolong his illegal detention is nothing but a travesty of Justice and democracy.
However, lawyers who spoke to the Star said extradition must officially be sanctioned by the High Court and anything less would amount to a travesty of justice.
ISLAMABAD:In what can be termed travesty of justice, a lawyer representing the main culprit in the Kathua