criminal procedure

criminal procedure
The legal process for adjudicating claims that someone has violated criminal law.

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  • Criminal procedure — refers to the legal process for adjudicating claims that someone has violated criminal law. Contents 1 Basic rights 2 See also 3 References 4 Further reading …   Wikipedia

  • criminal procedure — n: the steps taken and methods used in bringing and conducting a criminal action; also: a course of study in the rules of procedure in criminal actions Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. criminal procedure …   Law dictionary

  • criminal procedure — The rules of law governing the procedures by which crimes are investigated, prosecuted, adjudicated, and punished. Generic term to describe the network of laws and rules which govern the procedural administration of criminal justice; e.g. laws… …   Black's law dictionary

  • criminal procedure — The rules of law governing the procedures by which crimes are investigated, prosecuted, adjudicated, and punished. Generic term to describe the network of laws and rules which govern the procedural administration of criminal justice; e.g. laws… …   Black's law dictionary

  • criminal procedure — court trial, proceedings of a criminal court trial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • criminal procedure — Court practice connected with criminal prosecutions …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Criminal Procedure Act — (with its variations) is a stock short title used for legislation relating to criminal procedure in Hong Kong, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa and the United Kingdom. The Bill for an Act with this short title may have been known as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (India) — Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 Criminal law in India An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Criminal Procedure. Citation Act No. 2 of 1974 Enacted by …   Wikipedia

  • Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 — Act to make provision for procedures and related matters in criminal proceedings. Citation Act No. 51 of 1977 Enacted by …   Wikipedia

  • Criminal Procedure Act 1865 — The Criminal Procedure Act 1865[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act for amending the Law of Evidence and Practice on Criminal Trials …   Wikipedia

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