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EXTRAJUDICIAL Definition & Legal Meaning

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That which Is done, given, or effected outside the course of regularjudicial proceedings; not founded upon, or unconnected with, the action of a courtof law; as extrajudicial evidence, an extrajudicial oath.That which, though done In the course of regular judicial proceedings, isunnecessary to such proceedings, or interpolated, or beyond their scope; as anextrajudicial opinion, (dictum.)That which does not belong to the Judge or his jurisdiction, notwithstanding whichhe takes cognizance of it.


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