justice is served/done

idiom

: proper punishment or fair treatment is given by the legal system
Many people do not believe that justice has been served/done in his case.

Examples of justice is served/done in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The situation doesn’t sit well with police officer Gladys Moss (Anjana Vasan), who must defy her chauvinistic colleagues to take matters into her own hands and see that justice is served. Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 30 Mar. 2024 Unlike the horrors of the real world, or even less formulaic forms of crime fiction like thrillers, the mystery genre promises readers an ending in which their questions are answered and some form of justice is done. Amanda Taub, New York Times, 31 Jan. 2024 But his mother and community leaders vowed to raise awareness until justice is served. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 26 Nov. 2023 By the time justice is done, the detectives have encountered some surprising twists and crossed paths with characters from all walks of London life, including a trio of ruthless Soho gangsters, a shy and brilliant young sculptor, and a most unlikely collector of Staffordshire ceramic dogs. Dallas News, 2 Feb. 2023 The only focus now must be on ensuring justice is served. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Aug. 2020 The three officers involved in George's murder have been fired, but so far, only Derek Chauvin, the man who choked George, has been charged and Kellen isn't stopping until justice is served. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 1 June 2020 However, criminals beware, investigators are finding novel ways to ensure justice is served. Carl Engelking, Discover Magazine, 25 Feb. 2015 As the investigation of the former judge’s death heats up, Kim’s sister Kris (Melissa Peterman), who runs the local brothel, suddenly becomes the prime suspect, and Kim must work even harder to make certain the appropriate justice is served. al, 7 Jan. 2023

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“Justice is served/done.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/justice%20is%20served%2Fdone. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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