justiciable
jus·ti·cia·ble /jə-'sti-shə-bəl, -shē-ə-/ adj: capable of being decided according to legal principles by a court
whether the tax laws unfairly burden the poor is not a justiciable issue; esp: triable in a court
the claim is not justiciable because the plaintiff has no present right to the property but may in the future see also political question at question 2 compare moot
jus·ti·cia·bil·i·ty /jə-ˌsti-shə-'bi-lə-tē, -shē-ə-/ n

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

justiciable
I adjective actionable, amenable to law, arguable, capable of being decided by a court, cognizable, disputable, jurisdictional, liable to prosecution, litigable, proper for judicial examination, proper for judicial review, proper to be examined in courts of justice, ripe to submit for judicial review, subject to action of court of justice, triable associated concepts: justiciable controversy II index actionable, blameworthy, litigable, triable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


justiciable
adj.
Able to be tried in court; presenting real interests instead of merely hypothetical or abstract ones.

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


justiciable
A matter which is capable of being decided by a court. Usually it is combined in such terms as: "justiciable issue," "justiciable cause of action," or "justiciable case."
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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


justiciable
Capable of being decided by a court.

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


justiciable
I
Capable of being decided by a court.
II Issues and claims capable of being properly examined in court.

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

justiciable
n.
   referring to a matter which is capable of being decided by a court. Usually it is combined in such terms as: "justiciable issue," "justiciable cause of action" or "justiciable case."

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • justiciable — [ ʒystisjabl ] adj. et n. • XIIe; de l a. v. justicier « punir », de justice 1 ♦ Qui relève de certains juges, de leur juridiction. Criminel justiciable des tribunaux français. N. L inamovibilité des juges est une garantie de bonne justice pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • justiciable — Justiciable. adj. de tout genre. Qui doit ressortir, respondre devant certaine Justice, ou certains Juges. Il n est pas justiciable du Prevost. je ne suis pas vostre justiciable. il est domicilié à Paris, & par consequent justiciable du Chastelet …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Justiciable — Jus*ti ci*a*ble, a. [Cf. LL. justitiabilis, F. justiciable.] Proper to be examined in a court of justice. Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • justiciable — (adj.) mid 15c., from O.Fr. justisable amenable to a jurisdiction, from justicier, from L. iustitia (see JUSTICE (Cf. justice)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • justiciable — adj. Dicho de ciertos hechos: Que pueden o deben someterse a la acción de los tribunales de justicia …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • justiciable — [jus tish′ē ə bəl] adj. [Anglo Fr < OFr < justice: see JUSTICE] 1. liable for trial in court 2. subject to court jurisdiction …   English World dictionary

  • JUSTICIABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui doit répondre devant certains juges. Il est domicilié à Versailles, et par conséquent justiciable de la cour royale de Paris. Vous êtes justiciable de ce juge de paix.   Il s emploie aussi comme substantif. Je ne suis pas …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • JUSTICIABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui appartient à la juridiction de certains juges. Il est domicilié à Versailles, et par conséquent justiciable de la Cour d’appel de Paris. Vous êtes justiciable de ce juge de paix. Substantivement, Il fut regretté de tous… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • justiciable — (ju sti si a bl ) adj. Qui appartient à la juridiction de certains juges. •   Bien qu en mon particulier je ne me tinsse pas justiciable de la compagnie, RETZ III, 36. •   Les serfs ont été justiciables parce qu ils se sont trouvés dans le… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • justiciable — ► adjetivo Que puede o debe ser sometido a los tribunales de justicia. * * * justiciable adj. Aplicado a hechos, tal que puede o debe ser objeto de investigación por los *tribunales de justicia. * * * justiciable. adj. Dicho de ciertos hechos:… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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