public prosecutor


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public prosecutor

public prosecutor

n
(Law) law an official in charge of prosecuting important cases

public prosecutor

An official appointed by the government to act for the community or state in prosecuting criminal actions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public prosecutor - a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the statepublic prosecutor - a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
DA, district attorney - an official prosecutor for a judicial district
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
state attorney, state's attorney - a prosecuting attorney for a state
Translations

public prosecutor

n (Brit) → pubblico ministero
public prosecutor's office → l'ufficio del pubblico ministero
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Pratt, in deep mourning, and Tom with a weed on his hat, had seats near Pembroke Howard, the public prosecutor, and back of them sat a great array of friends of the family.
The public prosecutor rose and said that it was within his knowledge, through a conversation held with Judge Driscoll on the last day of his life, that counsel for the defense had brought him a challenge from the person charged at the bar with murder; that he had refused to fight with a confessed assassin-- "that is, on the field of honor," but had added significantly, that would would be ready for him elsewhere.
The dread tribunal of five Judges, Public Prosecutor, and determined Jury, sat every day.
Charles Evremonde, called Darnay, was accused by the public prosecutor as an emigrant, whose life was forfeit to the Republic, under the decree which banished all emigrants on pain of Death.
Maitre Henri Robert called for an adjournment of the trial and was supported in his motion by the public prosecutor himself.
The duties of public prosecutor were discharged by Dirck Van der School, who adjusted his spectacles, cast a cautious look around him at his brethren of the bar, which he ended by throwing his head aside so as to catch one glance over the glasses, when he proceeded to read the bill aloud.
A few weeks later, when the tragedy at the Opera compelled the intervention of the public prosecutor, M.
Watson protested against this, but was silenced when the Prosecuting Attorney told him that Public Prosecutor and knew his business.
The chief public prosecutor examines the indictment in terms of procedure.
The President of the Council of Public Prosecutor, Petar Anevski, reiterated in a statement for Utrinski vesnik Monday that no new circumstance had arisen meanwhile so that the number of Janeva's assistants should increase.
Al-Bouainain, also includes Abu Dhabi Public Prosecutor Ali Mohammed Al-Balouchi and six other officials.
DOHA, Oct 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Public Prosecutor Dherar Al-Asousi on Sunday described naming of the GCC prize of distinction for attorneys general, public prosecutors and heads of investigation departments after late Kuwaiti public prosecutor Hamed Al-Othman as an honor for all Kuwaitis.
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