Definitions for "Adversarial system"
The two-sided structure under which Canadian criminal trial courts operate, which pits the prosecution against the defence. In theory, justice is done when the most effective adversary is able to convince the judge or jury that his or her perspective on the case is the correct one.
A legal system where all cases are resolved by contest between two parties with a judge as an impartial referee; a pillar of the American legal system.
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