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Criminal Procedure

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



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.