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Of, relating to, or concerned with prosecution: "a huge investigative and prosecutorial effort" (Lucian K. Truscott IV).
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(Law) relating to a prosecution
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(ˌprɒs ɪ kyʊˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-)

of or pertaining to a prosecutor or prosecution.
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2000) ("In his first assignment of error, the appellant claims he was the victim of'unlawful command influence' arising from alleged prosecutorial misconduct...."); United States v.
Berton, Head of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina visited the FBiH Center for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training today, where he met with Director Arben Murtezic.
Another protest against the nomination of Ivan Geshev, nominated by all 11 members of the Prosecutorial Board of the Supreme Judicial Council last Monday, gathered hundreds in front of the court building.
He did say, however, that he was open to considering the creation of a sharper structural division between those with direct prosecutorial responsibilities and those who do not have these responsibilities but who have opinions on how prosecutorial decisions can best serve the public interest.
A court has faulted the National Environmental Management Authority for not paying five of its public prosecutors non-practice and prosecutorial allowances.
The embassy noted that the training, which covered the Rule on Cybercrime Warrants, digital media privacy, and digital forensics tools, was implemented through the US Department of Justice (US DOJ) Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT).
The State argues that the law relating to double jeopardy does not prevent the commencement of a new trial after a mistrial is requested by the defendant unless the mistrial was granted because of prosecutorial overreaching.
To eliminate violations and bring perpetrators to justice, 120 acts of prosecutorial response were filed, 624 disciplinary and administrative proceedings were launched, where 174 officials were brought to disciplinary responsibility upon consideration, 608 officials were brought to administrative proceedings, including those holding political and municipal positions.
NEW YORK: A New York state judge denied Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss criminal charges that he sexually assaulted two women, rejecting the movie producer's argument that the case was tainted by police and prosecutorial misconduct.
Smith threw out Richardson's malicious prosecution claims against the state, holding that absolute prosecutorial immunity shields the attorney general from suit.
I broke the law, but the officer exercised prosecutorial discretion' !-- -- Recently, I had to cross a boulevard.