Definition of Judicial branch

1. Noun. The branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice.

Definition of Judicial branch

1. Noun. The branch of government which is concerned with the administration of justice through the interpretation of the law. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Judicial Branch

judicial activism
judicial admission
judicial branch (current term)
judicial day
judicial decision
judicial doctrine
judicial notice
judicial principle
judicial proceeding
judicial review
judicial sale
judicial separation
judicial system
judicial writ

Literary usage of Judicial branch

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1. A View of the Constitution of the United States of America by William Rawle (1829)
"OF CHECKS AND RESTRAINTS ON THE judicial branch. FROM these general views of the judicial power, we collect that it is in the nature of a principle ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of the Government of Modern States by William Franklin Willoughby (1919)
"CHAPTER XV THE judicial branch Of the several branches of government none has received so little attention at the hands of students of political science as ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"... or any other that is expressly delegated to the judicial branch of our state government, and according to the decision In this case the judicial branch ..."

4. The American Citizen by Charles Fletcher Dole (1892)
"The courts, or the judicial branch of the government, is intended to answer these questions and to pronounce what the law is. It is like the umpire on the ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"It is the purpose of this paper to discuss some of the tendencies in administration under the judicial branch of the government and some under the executive ..."

6. School Civics: An Outline Study of the Origin and Development of Government by Frank David Boynton (1904)
"THE judicial branch OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT ARTICLE IV JUDICIAL. — THE COURTS I. Introductory The third great branch of the government of Ohio is the one ..."

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