(Historical, Law) The condition of a person who forfeits or is deprived of all civil rights
In United States constitutional law, any legislative act that prescribes a punishment on one or more specific individuals or groups or denies them of civil or political rights without a trial or other judicial proceeding. Such enactments are prohibited by the United States Constitution. See also attainder, bill of pains and particulars, and civil death.
Find another word for attainder. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for attainder, like: bill of attainder, civil death, attaint, escheat, baliol and strafford.