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(n.) a court where the outcome is pre-determined by the reputation of the defendant, and the trial shall not be fair. Justiceless. Kangroo courts can swing either way, but oen side of the arguement will be completely disregarded.
Ned Kelly was tried in a kangaroo court. Gangland trials were in a kangaroo court.
додав Kung-Fu Jesus 1 Травень 2004
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1. an extralegal or corrupt court

2. any court perceived as being less than fair
This trial is being run by a kangaroo court.
додав The Return of Light Joker 21 Березень 2008
A kangaroo court is one not following established legal principles and procedures. Some groups off prisoners, for example, try their fellows and occasionally enforce arbitrary, cruel, and/or perverted punishments. In the West a comic show may be made of a kangaroo court, with "dudes" or others being tried for trivial or imaginary offenses. An authorized court may be called a kangaroo court if its procedures are highhanded, irresponsible, and of doubtful legality:.
Lynching was often preceded by trials in kangaroo courts.
додав Luddz 24 Липень 2015
An unfair court; Corrupt judge, jury, and/or system.

The Florida Court in which the Zimmerman trial is being held in.
"The Judge of Zimmerman's trial is a corrupt bitch dead set on locking up Zimmerman. She is ignoring the defense evidence! She runs a Kangaroo Court. They should fire her tranny ass!"
додав JacquesRippar 11 Липень 2013
A tribunal where their ain't no justice.
Bankruptcy Court is such a kangaroo court, the judges' robes come with a pocket in front.
додав Octopod 6 Листопад 2003

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