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moral turpitude; plea of nolo contendere

French translation: turpitude morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendere

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English term or phrase:moral turpitude; plea of nolo contendere
French translation:turpitude morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendere
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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01:39 May 23, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: moral turpitude; plea of nolo contendere
the conviction of M. AAA for, or a plea of nolo contendere to, any felony or any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
Sylvie André
France
Local time: 08:14
turpitude morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendere
Explanation:
Faute d'étourderie...
Mes excuses.

Noter qu'il s'agit ici de la forme substantive (plaidoyer).
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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 08:14
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Summary of answers provided
naturpitude morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendereAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naturpide morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendereAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naturpitude / conduite turpide
Germaine
naPlaider nolo contendere
Publius


  

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32 mins
Plaider nolo contendere


Explanation:
nolo contendere/no contest : A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committed the crime, but agrees to a punishment (usually a fine or jail time) as if guilty. Usually, this type of plea is entered because it can't be used as an admission of guilt if a civil case is held after the criminal trial.

Je ne traduirais pas (pas d'équivalent en procédure pénale française. Spécificité américaine) bien que l'un de mes dictionnaires propose "reconnaissance de culpabilité sur le plan strictement pénale" [inopposable au prévenu en cas d'action civile ultérieure]

Quant à moral turpitude : dépravation

Bonne journée
Publius


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Publius
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:14
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 46

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Germaine

MacLamy
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4 hrs
turpitude / conduite turpide


Explanation:
ou encore:
turpitude (nom): conduite ignomineuse d'une personne (langue soutenue)
turpide (adj.): se dit de quelqu'un qui a une certaine laideur morale

mais dépravation (corruption morale, avilissement) fait bien l'affaire...



Germaine
Canada
Local time: 02:14
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9 hrs
turpide morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendere


Explanation:
DOMAINES:
Droit civil
Droit et justice
Délits (common law)

plaidoyer de nolo contendere
NOLO CONTENDERE - expression latine signifiant «je ne contesterai pas». C'est une forme de défense autorisée par la cour où l'accusé, dans une procédure au criminel, n'avoue ni ne rejette les accusations. Cette défense a à peu près le même effet que de plaider coupable et il en résulte une condamnation.




Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 08:14
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9 hrs
turpitude morale; plaidoyer de nolo contendere


Explanation:
Faute d'étourderie...
Mes excuses.

Noter qu'il s'agit ici de la forme substantive (plaidoyer).


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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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