1 : to formulate the contents of and draw up (as a document) [in the two hundred years since our Constitution was framed "W. J. Brennan, Jr."]
2 : to contrive the evidence against (as an innocent person) so that a verdict of guilty is assured
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.