extrajudicial

[ˌɛkstɹəd͡ʒuːdˈɪʃə͡l], [ˌɛkstɹəd‍ʒuːdˈɪʃə‍l], [ˌɛ_k_s_t_ɹ_ə_dʒ_uː_d_ˈɪ_ʃ_əl]

Antonyms for extrajudicial:

legal.


Definitions of extrajudicial:

  1.   Out of or beyond the proper authority of a court or judge; beyond jurisdiction; not legally required. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   Out of or beyond the power authority of a court or judge; beyond jurisdiction; not valid as a part of a judicial proceeding; as, extrajudicial oaths, judgments, etc., are null and void. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted; " an extrajudicial penalty" – Wordnet Dictionary DB

Usage examples for extrajudicial:

  1. Another ground relied upon to maintain the power in question is that it was included by fair construction in the powers granted to the circuit courts of the United States by the act " to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States," passed 13th February, 1801; that the act establishing the circuit court of this District, passed the 27th day of February, 1801, conferred upon that court and the judges thereof the same powers as were by law vested in the circuit courts of the United States and in the judges of the said courts; that the repeal of the first- mentioned act, which took place in the next year, did not divest the circuit court of this District of the authority in dispute, but left it still clothed with the powers over the subject which, it is conceded, were taken away from the circuit courts of the United States by the repeal of the act of 13th February, 1801. Admitting that the adoption of the laws of Maryland for a portion of this District confers on the circuit court thereof, in that portion, the transcendent extrajudicial prerogative powers of the court of king's bench in England, or that either of the acts of Congress by necessary implication authorizes the former court to issue a writ of mandamus to an officer of the United States to compel him to perform a ministerial duty, the consequences are in one respect the same. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. “ I do not mean, to say that any process of any court has not its weight, when the matter is within it in the ordinary course of proceedings: it is the extraordinary course, the extrajudicial conduct, which divests it of that just weight it otherwise would have. ” – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  3. It was promptly vetoed by President Johnson as " unconstitutional," " unnecessary," and " extrajudicial and failed of passage over the veto. ” – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois

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