manifest injustice

noun

Legal Definition of manifest injustice

: an outcome in a case that is plainly and obviously unjust acceptance of an involuntary guilty plea constitutes manifest injustice

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“Manifest injustice.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/manifest%20injustice. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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