Definition of Judicial principle

1. Noun. (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence.

Exact synonyms: Judicial Doctrine, Legal Principle
Generic synonyms: Principle
Specialized synonyms: Jus Sanguinis, Jus Soli, Pre-emption, Preemption, Relation, Relation Back
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Judicial Principle

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judicator
judicatories
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judicatory
judicature
judicatures
judicial
judicial activism
judicial admission
judicial branch
judicial day
judicial decision
judicial doctrine
judicial notice
judicial principle (current term)
judicial proceeding
judicial review
judicial sale
judicial separation
judicial system
judicial writ
judicialization
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judicialized
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judicializing
judicially
judiciaries
judiciary

Literary usage of Judicial principle

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1. Ruling Ideas in Early Ages and Their Relation to Old Testament Faith by James Bowling Mozley (1877)
"... that in the latter the judicial principle figures as a part of civil law, coming into operation whenever a sufficiently important occasion arises. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
"The judicial principle, however, in the course of time fell out of estimation, and the ordinary tribunals were considered too slow and too considerate to ..."

3. Works by Herbert Spencer (1892)
"How our institutions have been influenced by it may be seen in the judicial principle that " all men are equal before the law." The doctrine that " all men ..."

4. Law and Its Administration by Harlan Fiske Stone (1915)
"signed for the recall, what judicial principle established, or whether the principle should be extended to other classes of cases, are questions which must ..."

5. Social Statics: Abridged and Revised; Together with The Man Versus the State by Herbert Spencer (1892)
"How our institutions have been influenced by it may be seen in the judicial principle that " all men are equal before the law." The doctrine that " all men ..."

6. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1857)
"He did not coincide in the idea that the decision of the present question should be on a strictly judicial principle. The petition is founded on certain ..."

7. Reeves' History of the English Law: From the Time of the Romans, to the End by John Reeves, William Francis Finlason (1879)
"... principle of judgment by peers became impracticable, another judicial principle was then introduced — a class of men devoted to the function of judges. ..."

8. Lectures and Other Theological Papers by James Bowling Mozley (1883)
"... a particular judicial principle with which it is now identified. Nor is it this principle itself, that is, not its ordinary action, which is objected to ..."

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