inquisitorial

adjective
in·​qui·​si·​to·​ri·​al | \in-ˌkwi-zə-ˈtōr-ē-əl \

Legal Definition of inquisitorial 

1 : constituting or relating to a system of justice in which the judge conducts an inquiry developing the facts of the litigant's case — compare accusatorial, adversary

2 : having the authority to conduct official investigations

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