juge d'instruction

noun juge d'in·struc·tion \zhu̅e̅zhdaⁿstru̅e̅ksyōⁿ\

Definition of juge d'instruction

plural

juges d'instruction

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French law

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of juge d'instruction

French, literally, judge of preliminary investigation


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