Definition of bring someone to justice in US English:

bring someone to justice


  • Arrest someone for a crime and ensure that they are tried in court.

    • ‘These fraudsters are taking advantage of innocent people's generosity but with your help we can ensure they are brought to justice.’
    • ‘And I can't see any way that I will be brought to justice for these crimes.’
    • ‘We will do anything we can to identify this man and hopefully ensure he is brought to justice.’
    • ‘But I think we have shown that we have the capacity to reach a long way to find the perpetrators of this crime and to bring them to justice and call them to account.’
    • ‘If, indeed, the perpetrators of last week's attacks are part of a global network, it will require a coordinated international law enforcement effort to bring them to justice.’
    • ‘It is impossible to sue the true perpetrators and bring them to justice.’
    • ‘The general public therefore has no role to play in tracking down these people and bringing them to justice.’
    • ‘If many terrorists are involved - as now appears the case - it is difficult to conceive of a more appropriate procedure to bring them to justice.’
    • ‘No one was ever been arrested for the crime and the manhunt continues to bring them to justice.’
    • ‘I have directed the full resources of our intelligence and law enforcement communities to find those responsible and to bring them to justice.’