Without Prejudice


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Without Prejudice

A legal term indicating that an act should not be taken as a precedent. For example, if a criminal charge is dismissed without prejudice, the prosecutor may refile the same charge at a later date. Statements made without prejudice may be altered later and ordinarily may not be used as evidence in a court.
References in classic literature ?
Macallan, and to appeal to his honor to help us out of the difficulty without prejudice to my niece.
Well, let me tell you this, Rodion Romanovitch, I don't consider it necessary to justify myself, but kindly tell me what was there particularly criminal on my part in all this business, speaking without prejudice, with common sense?"
I will undertake that if you will satisfy even me, a stranger, without prejudice, and with the habit of keeping an open mind, Dr.
The fact is, without prejudice to her genius, that she has no idea of burying herself alive.
'I don't want to seem to be saying anything that might be interpreted as in the least derogatory to your father in any way whatever, but without prejudice, surely he is just a plain, ordinary brigand?
Darwin, whom I understood to be a man without prejudices, but it occurred to me that perhaps he would not be interested in it since it did not concern heraldry.
I am quite of your opinion, sir, and we should soon make an end of Mazarin if we had only a dozen officers like yourself, without prejudices, vigilant and incorruptible."
"We filed a manifestation with the SC that I am filing my COC without prejudice to the outcome of the petition," she said.
Martires had stressed the ombudsman's withdrawal is without prejudice to the filing of appropriate charges once his office is finished conducting another investigation into the clash.
The Court's ruling, however, is 'without prejudice to the filing of a direct challenge by Garcia's group questioning the legitimacy of Pimentel's group before the poll body.
Till then, the current regulations and decision will continue to be enforced without prejudice to the provisions of this law.
Till then, the current regulations and decision shall continue to be enforced without prejudice to the provisions of this law.