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fact finder (finder of fact)

n. in a trial of a lawsuit or criminal prosecution, the jury or judge (if there is no jury) who decides if facts have been proven. Occasionally a judge may appoint a "special master" to investigate and report on the existence of certain facts. (See: question of fact)

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Given the lack of economic data at hand and the level of destruction in the country, fact finders expected to visit Iraq will need considerable time to assess the country's reconstruction needs, a senior official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday.
Referring to the proposed mission, Abed said the fact finders could have problems because many Iraqi government buildings have been destroyed or looted.
We trial attorneys must present a real-life drama to fact finders with varied life experiences and attitudes who have come to the "play" merely because it is their turn at jury duty.
When presenting or cross-examining a fact witness, the objective is to capture the attention of the fact finder while skillfully eliciting evidence that supports the client's theory of the case.
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Fact Finders operates in ten cities throughout China through captive subcontractors.
The stated value becomes the target the fact finders will consider throughout the trial.
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Developed especially for variable annuity sales representatives, the CD-ROM is loaded with helpful sales ideas, videos, presentations, and interactive financial planning fact finders and calculators.
Bentham's claim that all relevant evidence should be considered with appropriate instructions to fact finders has been particularly influential among judges, culminating in the "principled approach" to hearsay in Canada articulated in R.
Let us start with the basic purpose of courtroom witness communication, which is to convince the fact finder (judge or jury) that certain relevant and material facts support your claim.