fundamental error

Definition of "fundamental error"
  1. A severe mistake that is evident without needing active investigation. This term is primarily used in criminal law scenarios
How to use "fundamental error" in a sentence
  1. The prosecutor's failure to present key evidence was a fundamental error that led to the suspect's acquittal.
  2. When the judge misinterpreted the defendant's testimony, many saw it as a fundamental error.
  3. The lawyer's inability to object during the cross-examination was a fundamental error causing the case to be dismissed.

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