The use of legal system to overwhelm an opponent, such as to stop or destroy them.
All's fair in love and war, but in lawfare, the person with the most money or best legal team, can make justice seem unfair.
by mlhiss December 8, 2016
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This word is often used by common criminals to describe the application of the law against them.
Man! The lawfare was insane, I was getting busted every where I went.
by Therry October 15, 2013
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