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Definition of the adjective Adversarial

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  1. Characteristic of, or in the manner of, an adversary; combative, hostile, opposed


Adversarial is a musical group.

  • albums: "All Idols Fall Before the Hammer", "Thralls"

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Google previewMediation in a Nutshell (2014)

by Kimberlee Kovach

Adversarial is a term used to describe a negotiation approach which is viewed as a distributive, rights based, where the negotiator is demanding, firm, and argumentative. On the other hand, problem solving negotiation can be defined as ...

Google previewDictionary of Forensic Psychology (2013)

by Graham Towl, David P. Farrington, David Crighton, Gareth Hughes

The adversarial system is the process of law that relies on two or more opposing sides seeking to resolve issues before an independent tribunal or court. The adversarial system of law, generally adopted in common law countries suchasthe ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Criminal Justice (2012)

by Peter Joyce, Neil Wain

adversarial justice 7 See also: judges, judicial review References and further reading Cane, P. (2009) Administrative Tribunals and ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Law (2000)

by Alan Gilpin

See also: Adversarial Procedure; Common Law; Environmental Law; Statutory Instrument. Adversarial. Procedure. A court procedure observed primarily in countries in which the Anglo-American legal system of common law prevails.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

Q ADVERSARIAL JUSTICE Black's Law Dictionary defines the adversary system of justice as "the jurisprudential network of laws, rules and procedures characterized by opposing parties who contend ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (2012)

Adversarial (procedure) Court procedure where evidence is produced by the parties (prosecution and defense) and the judge plays a neutral, passive role. Confrontation (right to) Right of the defendant in a criminal case to be present when ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

Coalescent behavior produces a consociational democracy, whereas adversarial behavior leads to a centrifugal democracy. In consociational democracies, political leaders strive to achieve the largest majority possible, incorporating the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychology and Law (2007)

by Brian L. Cutler

As legal cultures are transformed, however, and victims are increasingly perceived as a legitimate party in proceedings, victim participation can become an acceptable practice and a way to inject restorative justice elements into adversarial ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

adversarial; adversarious; adversative; adversive; adverse. Adversary, which can act as both noun and adjective, is the legal term used in phrases such as an adversary relationship. E.g., "The ...

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Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood. (Warren E. Burger)
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The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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