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extrajudicial in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishextrajudicialex‧tra‧ju‧di‧cial /ˌekstrədʒuːˈdɪʃəl◂/ adjective [only before noun]  SCLbeyond or outside the ordinary powers of the law
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extrajudicialAllegations of extrajudicial execution and torture, one death in custody under torture, continue unabated.Colleagues fear her killing was an extrajudicial execution carried out by the security forces.Most cases have never been investigated and extrajudicial killings have continued with impunity.According to Asma Jahangir, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, they are on the increase.One must have regard to the potential for legal expenses when determining the ultimate extrajudicial settlement figure in any case.It is sometimes said that judges are entitled to make extrajudicial statements critical of the existing law and advocating reform.