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inquisitorial

Law denoting criminal procedure in which one party is both prosecutor and judge, or in which the trial is held in secret
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With this in mind, the criminal justice system and its plea-bargaining process should not be analyzed in relation or contrast to our idealized adversarial model, but instead should be evaluated according to its own merits and faults as they exist within an administrative or inquisitorial model.
This and many other aspects (14) affect any potential analysis as well as the extent to which parts of one system can be transferred to another: "Both the adversarial and the inquisitorial systems are integrated systems.
systems that need to be explained are mostly inquisitorial.
O livro de Stuart Schwartz, tracando um amplo panorama que encobre areas tao vastas -- do Caribe a Cadiz e do Maranhao a regiao do Porto, por exemplo -- traz grande contributo aos estudos sobre religiosidades e relacoes sociais no mundo atlantico, servindo de contraponto aos inumeros exemplos de intolerancia religiosa que abundam a documentacao inquisitorial.
From the outbreak of the possessions, to the illicit behavior of the confessor in the confessional, the travails of the exorcist and, finally, the inquisitorial examinations and quieting down of the possessions, WaR weaves together a variety of sources into an engaging tale.
Iraq is a civil law country with an inquisitorial legal system.
Thoughtful, inquisitive, always enlightening, without condescending to either baseball fans or philosophy majors but creating an intriguing synthesis that by the way cries for a second or third volume that extends the range of this inquisitorial model into other sports .
Other attorneys practice law in legal systems whose court proceedings are inquisitorial, as in many of the civil law countries.
This reviewer accepted this title for review from an interest in Leandro Alberti as an inquisitorial official in Bologna who straddled the change from the medieval to the post-1542 modern Inquisition, and from having just written about him for a book on the modern inquisitions.
But he also revolutionised journalistic style with the incisive political interview, and Robin Day was given full rein to his grand inquisitorial style.
Argentine counternarcotics cooperation rests on robust law enforcement cooperation, which will be further enhanced when the judicial sector completes the transition from an inquisitorial legal system to an accusatory system.
In the ensuing Inquisitorial trial, what was uncovered to the horror of many people was a web of prostitution in which the three boys engaged in sex with Muslim slaves in exchange for money and food.