English version

pervert the course of justice

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpervert the course of justicepervert the course of justicelawSCL to deliberately prevent a fair examination of the facts about a crime pervert
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pervert the course of justiceAnother Leeds player, defender Michael Duberry, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.But tonight Crabb is starting a life sentence for murder and Taylor was given nine years for perverting the course of justice.It is claimed Metclafe inflicted grievous bodily harm to a man and then attempted to pervert the course of justice.The friend, Ted Francis, denies perverting the course of justice.They are also accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.Six officers were originally charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and the seventh with unlawful wounding.Archer denies perjury, perverting the course of justice and using a false instrument.
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