trier of fact

Legal Definition of trier of fact

: the judge in a bench trial or jury in a jury trial that carries the responsibility of determining the issues of fact in a case

called also factfinder, finder of fact, trier

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“Trier of fact.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/trier%20of%20fact. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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