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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 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 ...
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 ...
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 David Mellinkoff
accusatorial system - inquisitorial system Usee adversary proceeding. accuse - charge: ...
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 ...
(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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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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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