Definitions of "inquisitorial"
  1. Refers to a principle of justice where judicial authorities conduct detailed investigations to reach the facts in a party's case
  2. Denotes the power or right to carry out formal inquiries, usually by those in official positions
How to use "inquisitorial" in a sentence
  1. The inquisitorial method of justice holds the judge responsible for collecting the facts of a case.
  2. Under inquisitorial power, law enforcement agencies are authorized to conduct official investigations.
  3. Unlike the adversarial system, the inquisitorial system aims to find the truth through an active and detailed review of the case at hand.

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