judicial
ju·di·cial /jü-'di-shəl/ adj [Latin judicialis, from judicium judgment, from judic- judex judge, from jus right, law + dicere to determine, say]
1 a: of or relating to a judgment, the function of judging, the administration of justice, or the judiciary
b: of, relating to, or being the branch of government that is charged with trying all cases that involve the government and with the administration of justice within its jurisdiction compare administrative 2, executive 1, legislative
2: created, ordered, or enforced by a court
a judicial foreclosure compare conventional 1, legal 2c
ju·di·cial·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

judicial
I adjective considerate, disinterested, equitable, fair, forensis, impartial, iudicialis, judgelike, judgmatic, judicative, judicious, juridical, juristic, juristical, just, knowing, politic, prudent, prudential, rational, reasonable, reasoned, sagacious, sage, sapient, sensible, thoughtful, unbiased, unbigoted, uninfluenced, unprejudiced, unswayed, wise associated concepts: critical state in a judicial proceeding, judicial act, judicial business, judicial circuit, judicial decision, judicial district, judicial function, judicial inquiry, judicial notice, judicial office, judicial opinion, judicial power, judicial proceeding, judicial review, judicial separation, judicial sequestration, judicial tribunal foreign phrases:
- Officia judidalia non concedantur antequam vacent. — judicial offices are not to be granted or appointed before they become vacant.
II index forensic, jural, juridical, licit, objective, open-minded, politic, unprejudiced

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


judicial
adj.
Related to the office of judge, judgments, the administration of justice, or courts; related to the interpretation and application of laws.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


judicial
Referring to a judge, a court, or the court system.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


judicial
Relating to the courts or belonging to the office of a judge; a term pertaining to the administration of justice, the courts, or a judge, as in judicial power.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


judicial
Relating to the courts or belonging to the office of a judge; a term pertaining to the administration of justice, the courts, or a judge, as in judicial power.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

judicial
adj., adv.
   1) referring to a judge, court or the court system.
   2) fair.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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