Definition of extrajudicial
1 a : not forming a valid part of regular legal proceedings <an extrajudicial investigation> b : delivered without legal authority : private 2a(2) <the judge's extrajudicial statements>
2 : done in contravention of due process of law <an extrajudicial execution>
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Legal Definition of extrajudicial
1 : not involving, occurring in, or forming part of a legal proceeding <a creditor's extrajudicial repossession of property> <an extrajudicial investigation>; especially : out-of-court <an extrajudicial identification>
2 : stemming from something outside of a court proceeding <a judge disqualified for bias that is extrajudicial and not derived from the evidence presented>
3 : occurring or arising outside of the course of judicial duties <a judge's extrajudicial conduct>
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