Definition of judge-made in English:

judge-made

adjective

Law
  • Constituted by judicial decisions rather than explicit legislation.

    • ‘That is judge-made sentencing principle, is it not?’
    • ‘Law is based on judge-made precedents, authoritative legal texts, and legislation.’
    • ‘Clearly, inclusion is judge-made law, not legislative action.’
    • ‘Although this language was judge-made, it used to be treated as if it was the language of statute.’
    • ‘Of course, judge-made corporate law isn't risk-free.’

Pronunciation:

judge-made

/ˈjəjmād/