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Extrajudicial

extrajudicial adj

1 : not involving, occurring in, or forming part of a legal proceeding [a creditor's repossession of property] [an investigation]
;esp
: out-of-court [an identification]
2 : stemming from something outside of a court proceeding [a judge disqualified for bias that is and not derived from the evidence presented]
3 : occurring or arising outside of the course of judicial duties [a judge's conduct]
ex·tra·ju·di·cial·ly adv



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