juge d'instruction

juge d'in·​struc·​tion | \ zhᵫ̅zhdaⁿstrᵫ̅ksyōⁿ \
plural juges d'instruction\ " \

Definition of juge d'instruction

French law
: a magistrate for criminal cases to whom complaints are made and who interrogates parties and witnesses, conducts investigations, and formulates charges

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History and Etymology for juge d'instruction

French, literally, judge of preliminary investigation

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“Juge d'instruction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juge%20d%27instruction. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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