trier of fact

noun

Definitions of trier of fact

  • the person (such as a judge) or group of people (such as a jury) who determines the facts, as opposed to the relevant law, in a lawsuit

    "If there is no jury the judge is the trier of fact as well as the trier of the law."

Phrase Bank for trier of fact

  • The legal determination is left to the trier of fact.

  • The case was decided by the trier of fact.

  • The trier of fact was a jury of twelve.