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Basically a person say has been convicted of murder. He did it. He bribes witnesses and manufactures evidence to clear himself while in jail.

  • Are you specifically looking for a word for this exact situation? I don’t think there’s a word for this that doesn’t also apply to someone who bribes witnesses, etc., during trial and manages to get off scot-free without ever being convicted. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Feb 7 at 23:48
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What is the word or words for when a person gets himself falsely exonerated for a crime?

to get off TFD an idiom

To cause someone to receive a less severe punishment or avoid punishment altogether. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "get" and "off."

As in:

Do you really think you can get this guy off with a lighter sentence?

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To receive a less severe punishment or avoid punishment altogether.

As in:

I can't believe that known criminal got off with such a light sentence.

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