special prosecutor

noun

: a prosecutor appointed to prosecute particular cases that the regular prosecutor is unable or unqualified to prosecute or for other reasons does not prosecute see also independent counsel

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“Special prosecutor.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/special%20prosecutor. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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