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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defendant

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 civil case. Terminology varies from one jurisdiction to another. For example, Scots law does not use the term "defendant"; the terms "accused" or "panel" are used instead in ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/defendant

Defendant definition, Law. a person, company, etc., against whom a claim or charge is brought in a court (opposed to plaintiff). See more.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/defendant

Define defendant: a person or group against whom a criminal or civil action is brought : someone who is being sued or… — defendant in a sentence.

www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/defendant

One thing no one wants to be is a defendant: that means someone sued you, which could cost you a boatload of money. Other defendants are accused of crimes, which is even worse, because you could end up in jail. Turn on any TV show about lawyers, and you'll see some of them defending the defendant, and others ...

asianwiki.com/Defendant_(Korean_Drama)

Date, Episode, TNmS, AGB. Nationwide, Seoul, Nationwide, Seoul. 2017-01-23, 1, 11.9% (5th), 13.9% (4th), 14.5% (4th), 16.3% (4th). 2017-01-24, 2, 12.9% (4th), 15.1% (4th), 14.9% (4th), 16.1% (3rd). 2017-01-30, 3, 12.8% (4th), 15.1% (3rd), 17.3% (3rd), 18.2% (2nd). 2017-01-31, 4, 14.8% (4th), 17.8% (3rd), 18.7% (3rd) ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/defendant

Definition of defendant in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is defendant? Meaning of defendant as a legal term. What does defendant mean in law?

dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/defendant

defendant definition, meaning, what is defendant: a person in a law case who is accused of having done something illegal. Learn more.

grammarist.com/usage/plaintiff-vs-defendant

The defendant is the person who must defend himself against a civil suit. A defendant may be a private person, a company, an institution or rarely, a government entity. Criminal proceedings must prove a person's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, while civil proceedings must only find a preponderance of evidence against ...

www.thebalance.com/what-is-a-defendant-398217

Sep 24, 2016 ... The term "defendant" is used in both civil and criminal lawsuits. In an arbitration, the defendant is called a respondent, because he/she is responding to the claims of the claimant. An exception to the custom of having a defendant and a plaintiff for each court case is bankruptcy court. In this court there is no ...