attaint attaint

Definition(s):

  1. (v) bring shame or dishonor upon
  2. (v) condemn by attainder

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Usage(s):

  • In 16th century England, the remote ancestor of today's directed verdict was called a writ of attaint; under it a judge could refuse to accept any jury verdict he did not like, no .
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