Defendant

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Law.

Generally:

  1. In a civil case, the person complained against
  2. In a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.


Use is dependent on jurisdiction.

For example, they are sometimes known as the 'defender' in a civil case, or the 'accused' in criminal cases.


See also