Miscarriage of Justice

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Miscarriage of Justice

A legal proceeding resulting in a prejudicial out-come.

A miscarriage of justice arises when the decision of a court is inconsistent with the substantive rights of a party.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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