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English definition of “there's one law for the rich and another for the poor”

there's one law for the rich and another for the poor

saying
said when a rich person has not been punished for something that a poor person would be punished forJustice and fairness
(Definition of there's one law for the rich and another for the poor from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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