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  • allocute — al·lo·cute / a lə ˌkyüt/ vi cut·ed, cut·ing: to make an allocution Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. allocute …   Law dictionary

  • allocute — verb To make an allocution. Ms. Collotta had to be steadied several times by her lawyers as she allocuted to the facts on the Macromedia deal and admitted to taking part in a larger conspiracy …   Wiktionary

  • allocute — ˈalə.ˌkyüt intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: back formation from allocution : to pronounce an allocution …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allocution — Generally, to allocute in law means to speak out formally. In the field of apologetics, allocution is generally done in defense of a belief. In politics, one may allocute before a legislative body in an effort to influence their position on an… …   Wikipedia

  • Nolo contendere — is a legal term that comes from the Latin for I do not wish to contend. It is also referred to as a plea of no contest. In criminal trials, and in some common law jurisdictions, it is a plea where the defendant neither admits nor disputes a… …   Wikipedia

  • List of criminology topics — This is a list of terms and topics related to criminology and law enforcement. A acquittal actual bodily harm addiction age of consent age of criminal responsibility aging offender allocute alloplastic adaptation American Academy of Forensic… …   Wikipedia

  • Dragan Obrenović — (born April 12, 1963) was a Serb senior officer and commander in the Yugoslav People s Army (JNA) and the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS). In 2001, Obrenović was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Tribunal… …   Wikipedia

  • allocution — noun /alə(ʊ)ˈkjuːʃən/ a) A formal speech, especially one which is regarded as authoritative and forceful. The Minister of War, in a barrack square allocution to the officers of the artillery regiment he had been inspecting, had declared the… …   Wiktionary

  • converse — I verb address, advise, allocute, answer, articulate, attest to, carry on a conversation, comment on, commune with, communicate with, confabulate, confer with, conferre, consult with, debate, descant, discourse, discuss, dissertate, exchange… …   Law dictionary

  • VALEURS (philosophie) — Pour mesurer à quelle distance, et selon quelles limites consenties, les articles qui suivent se situent par rapport à l’approche traditionnelle des valeurs, notamment en France, il suffit d’évoquer le point de vue axiologique de Louis Lavelle.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle