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extrajudicial

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Definition of actions said to pertain to law and order, but carried out outside of legal proceedings
  • extrajudicial executions
  • extrajudicial detentions in Russia
  • "unnecessary," and "extrajudicial," and failed of passage over the veto.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • In November, he was brought before one of the extrajudicial troikas of the era.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • There was no provision in French law to allow for the extrajudicial capture of a Belgian resident from Belgian soil, even if the Belgian resident was suspected of involvement in an act of terror committed in France.
    Daniel Silva  --  The Black Widow

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