VS.

Plaintiff vs. Prosecutor

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Plaintiffnoun

(legal) A party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant; accusers.

Prosecutornoun

(law) a prosecuting attorney.

‘Annie Jay was the Wisconsin government prosecutor in the trial of a man for forging his client's signature.’;

Plaintiffnoun

One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; - opposed to defendant.

Prosecutornoun

(law) a person, as a complainant, victim, or chief witness, who institutes prosecution in a criminal proceeding.

‘The prosecutor got the witness to admit he was lying.’;

Plaintiffadjective

See Plaintive.

Prosecutornoun

One who prosecutes or carries on any purpose, plan, or business.

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Plaintiffnoun

a person who brings an action in a court of law

Prosecutornoun

The person who institutes and carries on a criminal suit against another in the name of the government.

Plaintiffnoun

a person who brings a case against another in a court of law

‘the plaintiff commenced an action for damages’;

Prosecutornoun

a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

Plaintiff

A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy.

Prosecutor

A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system or the civil law inquisitorial system. The prosecution is the legal party responsible for presenting the case in a criminal trial against an individual accused of breaking the law.

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