Prejudical

Pre`ju´di`cal


a.1.Of or pertaining to the determination of some matter not previously decided; as, a prejudical inquiry or action at law.
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It questions whether NMC decision-making is independent of government health department agendas and asserts that the decision could be prejudical toward SCPHNs and their clients.
445 (2005) (finding prejudical error in the admission of uncharged misconduct due in part to the weakness of the government's case).
ONCE THE COURT DETERMINED THAT THE TRIAL JUDGE HAD ABUSED HIS DISCRETION, IT WAS THEN INCUMBENT UPON THE COURT TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER OR NOT THAT ABUSE RESULTED IN PREJUDICAL ERROR TO THE DEFENDANTS.