extrajudicial
ex·tra·ju·di·cial /ˌek-strə-ju̇-'di-shəl/ adj
1: not involving, occurring in, or forming part of a legal proceeding
a creditor's extrajudicial repossession of property
an extrajudicial investigation; esp: out-of-court
an extrajudicial identification
2: stemming from something outside of a court proceeding
a judge disqualified for bias that is extrajudicial and not derived from the evidence presented
3: occurring or arising outside of the course of judicial duties
a judge's extrajudicial conduct
ex·tra·ju·di·cial·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

extrajudicial
adj.
Done outside of court; not legally authorized.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


extrajudicial
Actions outside the judicial (court) system, such as an extralegal confession, which, if brought in as evidence, may be recognized by the judge during a trial.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


extrajudicial
adj. Of an action, that it is of the nature of something that should be accomplished by legal process but has been done outside of the court system; for example, a statement made out of court is an extrajudicial statement.
See also hearsay.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


extrajudicial
That which is done, given, or effected outside the course of regular judicial proceedings.
Not founded upon, or unconnected with, the action of a court of law, as in extrajudicial evidence or an extrajudicial oath.
That which, though done in the course of regular judicial proceedings, is unnecessary to such proceedings, or interpolated, or beyond their scope, as in an extrajudicial opinion.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


extrajudicial
That which is done, given, or effected outside the course of regular judicial proceedings.
 
Not founded upon, or unconnected with, the action of a court of law, as in extrajudicial evidence or an extrajudicial oath.
 
That which, though done in the course of regular judicial proceedings, is unnecessary to such proceedings, or interpolated, or beyond their scope, as in an extrajudicial opinion.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

extrajudicial
adj.
   referring to actions outside the judicial (court) system, such as an extralegal confession, which, if brought in as evidence, may be recognized by the judge during a trial.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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