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Definition of the adjective accusatorial
What does accusatorial mean as an attribute of a noun?
- specifically indicating a form of prosecution in which one is publicly accused of and tried for a crime and in which the judge is not also the prosecutor
Alternative definition of the adjective accusatorial
- Containing or implying accusation.
- antonym: inquisitorial
- [legal] Of or pertaining to the system of a public trial in which the facts are ascertained by the judge or jury from evidence presented by the prosecution and the defence.
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by Bryan A. Garner
See accusatorial (b). accusatorial. A. And inquisitorial. Accusatorial = (1) of or pertaining to an accuser; or (2) indicating the form of criminal prosecution in which the alleged criminal is publicly accused of ...
by Bryan A. Garner
acerbic 17 accusatorial; inquisitorial. Accusatorial = (1) of or pertaining to an accuser; or (2) indicating the form of criminal prosecution in which the alleged criminal is publicly accused of the crime and is tried in public by a judge who does not ...
Dictionary of Law (1999)
by Peter Hodgson Collin
accusatorial. who helps a criminal hefore the crime is committed accident noun something unpleasant which happens hy chance (such as the crash of a plane); industrial accident = accident which takes place at work; accident insurance ...
by Graham Gooch, Michael Williams
accusatorial procedure (adversarial procedure) A system of criminal justice in which conclusions as to liability are reached by the process of * prosecution and *defence. It is the primary duty of the *prosecutor and defence to ...
by David Mellinkoff
accusatorial system - inquisitorial system Usee adversary proceeding. accuse - charge: ...
by David Levinson
The English rejected the inquisitorial methods of other European nations and instead relied upon an accusatorial model in which judges presided over jury trials and had no duty or authority to secure a defendant's confession. They served ...
A Dictionary of Human Rights (2003)
by David Robertson
There is a difference between the accusatorial system of the common law world and the inquisitorial system in code law countries when it comes to the presumption of innocence; this concerns how the principle should be protected.
by David Professor Robertson
In contrast, the mode of criminal trial in the common law systems is known as the accusatorial system. Here the jury has the job only of deciding between the cases put forward by the prosecution and the defence, on the terms they choose to ...
by Harvey F. Kline
See also ACCUSATORIAL PENAL SYSTEM; AFRO-COLOMBIANS; AUTORIDADES INDÍGENAS DE COLOMBIA; BOGOTÁ; COCAINE; CONSTITUTION OF 1991, AMENDMENTS TO; GUAVIARE, DEPARTMENT OF; LOS EXTRADITABLES; ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1S1A1T1O1R1I1A1L1
The value of this 12-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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