‘opponents of implementing the inquisitorial system argue the efficacy of the adversarial system’ ‘he has said he also wants to take a far more fundamental look at whether there is a case. Adj 1 inquisitorial - especially indicating a form of prosecution in which proceedings are secret and the accused is questioned by a prosecutor who acts also as the judge.
The oxford dictionary defines the word ‘adversary’ as ‘one’s opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute’ that definition goes some way to explaining the adversarial legal system in the. A method of legal practice in which the judge endeavors to discover facts while simultaneously representing the interests of the state in a trial.
The adversarial system vs the inquisitorial system yan yu, nankai university, school of law. An inquisitorial system is a legal system where the court or a part of the court is actively involved in investigating the facts of the case, as opposed to an adversarial system where the.
An inquisitorial system is a legal system where the court is actively involved in proof taking by investigating the facts of the case it is opposed to an adversarial system where the role. A method of legal practice in which the judge endeavors to discover facts while simultaneously representing the interests of the state in a trial the inquisitorial system can be defined by. Inquisitorial procedure, in law, one of the two methods of exposing evidence in court (the other being the adversary procedure qv) the inquisitorial system is typical of countries that.
The uk’s criminal justice system should switch to a continental-style inquisitorial process, pay defence and prosecution lawyers fixed salaries and do away with the burden of legal aid.