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kangaroo court

moblike tribunal, usually disregarding principles of justice. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Morgan plan a star chamber court proceeding or kangaroo trial for the alleged writ of replevin.
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fondly recalled that Ninoy called Salonga Prof, a sign of respect and admiration for the latter's intellect and role as one of Ninoy's lead lawyers during his kangaroo trial before a military tribunal during Martial Law.