extrajudicial

[ek-struh-joo-dish-uhl]
adjective
1.
outside of judicial proceedings; beyond the action or authority of a court.
2.
beyond, outside, or against the usual procedure of justice; legally unwarranted: an extrajudicial penalty.

Origin:
1620–30; extra- + judicial

extrajudicially, adverb
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extrajudicial (ˌɛkstrədʒuːˈdɪʃəl)
 
adj
1.  outside the ordinary course of legal proceedings: extrajudicial evidence
2.  beyond the jurisdiction or authority of the court: an extrajudicial opinion
 
extraju'dicially
 
adv

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Example sentences
If so, it makes the extrajudicial nature of this operation more frustrating.
The above proffer appears not to be extrajudicial if presented in court and
  only in court.
And never forget the extrajudicial squads he sanctioned that killed thousands
  of drug users and peddlers.
If you deny that there is extrajudicial killings and collateral damage, you are
  a liar, period.
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