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TERM

minor role

CONTEXT & COMMENTS

Def.: The Federal Sentencing Guidelines allow for a defendant to receive a minor role adjustment if she/he is less culpable than most other participants in the offense conduct.
       You can get minor role and obtain two levels off,” said the attorney to his client.
 
Note: The phrase minor role is often used elliptically to mean “minor role adjustment.” (See also minimal role which is distinct from minor role.)

SUGGESTED TRANSLATIONS

papel/función/rol de menor culpabilidad/ importancia/participación

Category

LEGAL

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Created at 2/27/2014 10:27 AM by jonathanw
Last modified at 3/25/2014 9:21 AM by jonathanw