Definition of Crown attorney in English:

Crown attorney

Syllabification: Crown at·tor·ney

noun

  • In Canada, a government prosecutor in criminal cases.
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    • It is the wish of both the Crown attorney and the accused through his counsel that sentencing proceed today in the absence of a pre-sentence report.
    • The transcript on withdrawal of the charges shows that prior to trial, with a different Crown attorney, the charges against the plaintiff were withdrawn.
    • The Crown attorney's reasoning for only charging him with manslaughter was that the he's still a young boy, and the judge wouldn't give him murder one.

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