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

- A defendant is a person accused of committing a crime in criminal prosecution or a person against whom some type of civil relief is being sought in a...
- Innocent Defendant (Hangul: 피고인; RR: Pigoin; lit. Defendant) is a South Korean television series starring Ji Sung with Um Ki-joon, Kwon Yu-ri, Oh Chang-seok...
- whereby a defendant in a criminal case does not admit to the criminal act and ****erts innocence. In entering an Alford plea, the defendant admits that...
- 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...
- 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...
- to have incurred loss as a result of a defendant's actions, demands a legal or equitable remedy. The defendant is required to respond to the plaintiff's...
- September 30, 1985 and ended with convictions of all but one of the 22 defendants on March 2, 1987. The trial centered on a Mafia-run enterprise that distributed...
- evidence is evidence favorable to the defendant in a criminal trial that exonerates or tends to exonerate the defendant of guilt. It is the opposite of inculpatory...
- intellectual disability) and Roper v. Simmons (death penalty unconstitutional if defendant was under age 18 at the time the crime was committed). In the United States...
- John J. Gotti, was sent to prison. Between 2004 and 2009 Gotti was a defendant in four racketeering trials which all ended in mistrials. In January 2010...
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