kangaroo court


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kangaroo court

moblike tribunal, usually disregarding principles of justice. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Finally, however, while the case law is replete with examples of adjudicatory behavior that judges, attorneys, and litigants consider to be kangaroolike, not a single one of the more than four hundred kangaroo court opinions I found explains why the kangaroo was selected--rather than, say, the warthog, the crocodile, or the armadillo--to serve as the animal symbol for decision-making malfeasance.
Though the victim's father has not officially complained against the village head who held the kangaroo court on Saturday evening and tried to bring about a "colony".
After his capture Saddam was "tried" by a US-appointed kangaroo court and sentenced to death.
In the midst of these outrageous kangaroo court proceedings, the Cuban regime decided to go further and summarily execute three "terrorist" hijackers.
Sounds like some ludicrous Stalinist-era kangaroo court, but it's right here in the good ol' U.
It recognizes phrases like real estate and kangaroo court as single units of meaning, not individual words.
Kolkata: Despite nationwide condemnation of the gang rape of the 20-year-old tribal women by order of a kangaroo court, villagers refuse to accept the incident ever happened.
Singhbhum, Mar 17 ( ANI ): Maoist militants have allegedly killed six villagers after a kangaroo court set up by them in Manmaru village in the Saranda forest in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum District pronounced them guilty.
It was almost like a kangaroo court without you present.
KANGAROO COURT has travelled to Punchestown from Hampshire via Scotland and, although his journey was interrupted by a firstfence fall at Ayr last Saturday, the Emma Lavelletrained raider has the chance to secure a happy ending for his connections when contesting today's Motivatechallenge.
A 29- YEAR- OLD youth from West Bengal was branded a police informer by a Maoist kangaroo court and beheaded in Jharkhand on Tuesday night.
Mylasting memory is of a room full of sad, pathetic old men, desperate to hold onto their monthly visits to a kangaroo court that has no rightful place in the majesty of our national stadium (above).