judicial inquiry


judicial inquiry
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • judicial inquiry — Such inquiry investigates, declares, and enforces liabilities as they stand on present or past facts and under laws supposed already to exist. Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. v. Wilson & Co. of Oklahoma, C.C.A.Okl., 54 F.2d 596, 598 …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial inquiry — Such inquiry investigates, declares, and enforces liabilities as they stand on present or past facts and under laws supposed already to exist. Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. v. Wilson & Co. of Oklahoma, C.C.A.Okl., 54 F.2d 596, 598 …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial inquiry — An inquiry which investigates, declares, and enforces liabilities as they stand on present or past facts and under laws supposed already to exist. Keller v Potomac Electric Power Co. 261 US 428, 67 L Ed 731, 43 S Ct 445 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ascertain by judicial inquiry — index find (determine) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • determine after judicial inquiry — index find (determine) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • verdict after judicial inquiry — index finding Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inquiry — inquiry, inquisition, investigation, inquest, probe, research all mean a search for truth, knowledge, or information. Inquiry is the most general of these terms, applicable to such search regardless of the means (as questioning, observation, or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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… …   Law dictionary

  • inquiry — in·qui·ry / in ˌkwīr ē, in kwīr ē; in kwə rē, iŋ / n pl ries 1: a request for information such doubt as would cause a reasonable person to make an inquiry 2: a systematic official investigation often of a matter of public interest esp. by a body… …   Law dictionary

  • judicial — ju‧di‧cial [dʒuːˈdɪʆl] adjective [only before a noun] LAW connected with a court of law or the legal system: • All citizens must have confidence in the judicial system. • This legislation represented an effort by Congress to interfere with the… …   Financial and business terms

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