Definition of EMBRACEOR


EMBRACEOR

criminal law. He who, when a matter is on trial between
party
and party, comes to the bar with one of the parties, and having received
some reward so to do, speaks in the case or privily labors the jury, or
stands there to survey or overlook them, thereby to put them in fear and
doubt of the matter. But persons learned in the law may speak in a case for
their clients. Co. Litt. 369, Terms de la Ley. A person who is guilty of
embracery. (q. v.)


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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