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Of, by, or appropriate to a court or judge.‘a judicial inquiry into the allegations’‘a judicial system’
legal, judiciary, juridical, judicatory, forensic, jurisdictiveofficialView synonyms
- ‘Judicial protection in Punjab improved and many people were using the judicial system.’
- ‘There is now clear judicial authority as to how overall bias is to be judged.’
- ‘These statutory changes took place in a period of judicial activism in this area which had relaxed the law.’
- ‘There thus exists the possibility of conflicting judicial opinion at the highest level.’
- ‘The intention in such cases is that there shall be a judicial inquiry worked out in a judicial manner.’
- ‘The first question is whether at the time of the negligent act or omission a judicial process existed.’
- ‘The next day, he promised a judicial inquiry into the cause of the accident.’
- ‘They are part of the process of judicial interpretation of the law, which is a developing process.’
- ‘It would be an abuse of the judicial process to allow proceedings to be repetitive.’
- ‘In such a situation, the grant of judicial power to provincial appointees is valid.’
- ‘It is achieved by a conventional process of judicial construction of legislation.’
- ‘It would thus be expensive both to the parties and to the resources of the judicial system.’
- ‘This measure flies in the face of judicial efforts to insist on disclosure of evidence.’
- ‘As I have already pointed out, this is not the position in the case of a judicial development of the law.’
- ‘These days judges read academic articles as part of their ordinary judicial activity.’
- ‘The Constitution will give it a common foreign policy and a common judicial system.’
- ‘The judicial decision ought to provide the best answer not a range of alternative answers.’
- ‘Such fairness demands a fair judicial process administered by an impartial judiciary.’
- ‘This mental torment may become acute when the judicial verdict is finally set against the accused.’
- ‘I would take judicial notice of that and would expect justices to do the same.’
Judicial means 'relating to judgment and the administration of justice': the judicial system; judicial robes. Do not confuse it with judicious, which means 'prudent, reasonable': getting off the highway the minute you felt tired was a judicious choice. Judiciary refers to the judicial branch of government, the court system, or judges collectively
Late Middle English: from Latin judicialis, from judicium judgment from judex (see judge).
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