Definition of Defendant. Meaning of Defendant. Synonyms of Defendant

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Definition of Defendant

Defendant
Defendant De*fend"ant, n. 1. One who defends; a defender. The rampiers and ditches which the defendants had cast up. --Spotswood. 2. (Law) A person required to make answer in an action or suit; -- opposed to plaintiff. --Abbott. Note: The term is applied to any party of whom a demand is made in court, whether the party denies and defends the claim, or admits it, and suffers a default; also to a party charged with a criminal offense.

Meaning of Defendant from wikipedia

- In court proceedings, a defendant is a person or object who is the party either accused of committing a crime in criminal prosecution or against whom...
- Innocent Defendant (Korean: 피고인; Hanja: 被告人; RR: Pigoin; lit. Defendant) is a South Korean television series starring Ji Sung, Um Ki-joon, Kwon Yu-ri,...
- the US, and possibly other common law countries, a "relief defendant" or "nominal defendant" is a person named in civil litigation who is not accused of...
- A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is commenced. Commonly this person is identified as "John...
- deemed adequate as long as the defendant's rights are properly disclosed such that any waiver of those rights by the defendant is knowing, voluntary, and...
- A SAD scheme (where SAD stands for Schedule "A" Defendant) is a form of intellectual property enforcement in the United States. SAD schemes often target...
- to death and 10 hanged. Hermann Göring committed suicide. Most of the defendants had surrendered to the United States Army, but the Soviet Union held a...
- orders to be deferred in order to allow the defendant to perform a period of probation. If the defendant does not break the law during that period and...
- The Sermon on the Mount (anglicized from the Matthean Vulgate Latin section title: Sermo in monte) is a collection of sayings spoken by Jesus of Nazareth...
- provides a concession to the defendant in exchange for a plea of guilt or nolo contendere. This may mean that the defendant will plead guilty to a less...