Structural Error Law and Legal Definition

A structural error is defined as "an error that permeate[s] the entire conduct of the trial from beginning to end or affect[s] the framework within which the trial proceeds." Al Haramain Islamic Found., Inc. v. United States Dep't of the Treasury, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103373 (D. Or. Nov. 5, 2009)