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Synonyms for accusatorial

containing, relating to, or involving an accusation

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Antonyms for accusatorial

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

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Evans et al., Obtaining Guilty Knowledge in Human Intelligence Interrogations: Comparing Accusatorial and Information-Gathering Approaches with a Novel Experimental Paradigm, 2 J.
accusatorial system of criminal justice, (61) a concept explained
accusatorial, as opposed to an inquisitorial, justice system in the
In holding that the Due Process Clause bars police procedure which violates the basic notions of our accusatorial mode of prosecuting crime and vitiates a conviction based on the fruits of such procedure, we apply the Due Process Clause to its historic function of assuring appropriate procedure before liberty is curtailed or life is taken.
Duterte, 'not an accusatorial utterance but, rather, it was in consonance with my duty as president of the Philippines.' He also said securing a warrant of arrest against every Filipino involved in illegal drugs would take time even as crimes would surely be committed in the streets.
Furthermore, enhanced notice could respond to emerging concerns about our adversarial system of criminal justice taking an accusatorial turn too far upstream, (311) where investigators should better distinguish between fact-finding and advocacy.
an accusatorial process in which the power of the State is deployed against an individual accused of crime' (172) is likewise ill-suited to the RSPCA.
Also termed adversary procedure; (in criminal cases) accusatorial system.
(58) Professor Levy describes the adversarial system as "accusatorial." See, e.g., id.
and because the waiver doctrine is imported from civil actions without fully considering the accusatorial system of criminal justice.
Lipstadt trial data exemplify adversarial (accusatorial) proceedings, during which the parties' main goal is to furnish evidence in support of their position and, ultimately, to affect the judge's perception of the case.
Part I elaborates on the breadth of discretion afforded police and prosecutors in their pretrial activities, and presents the standard accusatorial explanation.
Rather, they combine and fuse, in a fairly felicitous manner, the adversarial or accusatorial system (chiefly adopted in common-law countries) with a number of significant features of the inquisitorial approach (mostly taken in States of continental Europe and in other countries of civil-law tradition).
"We don't want it to be an accusatorial hearing," said Rivera, adding that Napoles will name three more senators during her appearance at the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee.