judges' rules

pl n

(in English law, formerly) a set of rules, not legally binding, governing the behaviour of police towards suspects, as in administering a caution to a person under arrest

Nearby words

  1. judge lynch,
  2. judge not, that ye be not judged,
  3. judge-made,
  4. judgement,
  5. judges,
  6. judgeship,
  7. judgmatic,
  8. judgment,
  9. judgment book,
  10. judgment call

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