judicial department


judicial department
index chamber (body), judiciary

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  • judicial department — See also judicial branch …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial department — See also judicial branch …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial department — One of the three independent departments of government which derives none of its power from either the legislative or executive departments but directly from the Constitution. This is true of both the National Government of the United States and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judicial department of the United States — The department created by article III of the Federal Constitution, consisting of one Supreme Court and of such inferior courts as Congress shall, from time to time, ordain and establish. In these courts is vested the judicial power of the United… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Oregon Judicial Department — Not to be confused with Oregon Department of Justice. Agency overview Formed 1981 Preceding agencies Oregon Supreme Court Oregon Co …   Wikipedia

  • department — I noun agency, area, assignment, branch, bureau, categorization, category, chapter, class, classification, designation, district, division, domain, field, field of activity, jurisdiction, ministry, munus, pars, part, precinct, province, provincia …   Law dictionary

  • judicial act — An act which involves exercise of discretion or judgment. It is also defined as an act by court or magistrate touching rights of parties or property brought before it or him by voluntary appearance, or by prior action of ministerial officers. An… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial act — An act which involves exercise of discretion or judgment. It is also defined as an act by court or magistrate touching rights of parties or property brought before it or him by voluntary appearance, or by prior action of ministerial officers. An… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial duty — One that requires exercise of judgment or choice of alternatives in its performance. One that requires exercise of judgment or decision of a question of fact. State ex rel. Coast Holding Co. v. Ekwall, 144 Or. 672, 26 P.2d 52. One that requires… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial duty — One that requires exercise of judgment or choice of alternatives in its performance. One that requires exercise of judgment or decision of a question of fact. State ex rel. Coast Holding Co. v. Ekwall, 144 Or. 672, 26 P.2d 52. One that requires… …   Black's law dictionary