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accusatorial

Definition of the adjective accusatorial

What does accusatorial mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. 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

adjective

  1. Containing or implying accusation.
  2. [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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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Witchcraft (2003)

by Michael David Bailey

ACCUSATORIAL PROCEDURE. This refers to the basic system of criminal procedure that was used in most courts of law, mainly secular but ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

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 ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

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 ...

Google previewMellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage (2009)

by David Mellinkoff

accusatorial system - inquisitorial system Usee adversary proceeding. accuse - charge: ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

(Accusatorial. or. Adversarial). Evidence. Common. Law. Development. Central to the common law system of justice is adversarialism, a contest between two competing parties before an impartial and passive umpire-like judge, with a jury to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2007)

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 ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1897)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge, with a new atlas of the world ... by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

accusatorial (a-ku-za-to'ri-al), a.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

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 ...

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Accusatorial Meaning

Video shows what accusatorial means. Containing or implying accusation.. Of or pertaining to the system of a public trial in which the facts are ascertained by the ...

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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