Federal Judiciary


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Federal Judiciary the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
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In literature:

The great lack of the Federal Judiciary during these early years, and it eventually proved well-nigh fatal, was one of leadership.
"John Marshall and the Constitution" by Edward S. Corwin
The Federal judiciary have determined the limits to their own jurisdiction and to that of the State Courts.
"England's Case Against Home Rule" by Albert Venn Dicey
There are special laws regulating the action of the Federal Judiciary both in the United States and in Switzerland.
"A Leap in the Dark" by A.V. Dicey
This was the action of the Federal judiciary thereon, and the manner in which it was received.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
For some time there had been an urgent demand for the reorganization of the federal judiciary.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
The senate, meanwhile, had adopted measures for the establishment of a federal judiciary.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
Judiciary, elective, 69; federal, 242, 300, 301.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
We must not forget the circumstances under which Hamilton wrote this defence of the Federal judiciary.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
The Federal Amendment as usual was held up in the House Judiciary Committee in 1914.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris

In news:

Senator Charles Grassley, the ranking Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has announced his opposition to President Obama's nomination of Brian Davis for a federal district judgeship in the Middle District of Florida.
A year after the federal Judiciary began its cameras in the courtroom pilot program in 14 federal trial courts, 39 court proceedings are available online for public viewing on the Judiciary's website.
The New York Intellectual Property Law Association hosted its 90th Annual Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary on March 23, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City.
A different look at the federal judiciary .
DeLay Says Federal Judiciary Has 'Run Amok,' Adding Congress Is Partly to Blame.
South Carolina is the latest state to crack down on illegal immigration, but the new bill will likely not withstand scrutiny from the federal judiciary.
THE FEDERAL Reserve Board's independence is a bit like the judiciary's independence.
Kwame Holman reports the Senate Judiciary Committee's decision to vote down the judicial nomination of Charles Pickering to a Federal Appeals Court.
WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee will examine new options for federal marijuana policy next year following recent passage of state laws legalizing the drug for personal use, the committee 's chairman said Thursday.
And chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called late last week for confirmation of 19 federal judicial nominations blocked by Senate Republicans.
Senate Judiciary Committee approves nomination of Fowlkes for federal judgeship .
"With Bob's familiarity with the federal judicial system and his attention to principles and details, I can think of no one better suited to lead the House Judiciary Committee," said Donald W Huffman, founding partner of Huffman & Nixon, P.C.
Judges and judicial officers from the US District Court for Southern District of Indiana came together recently to honor Sen Richard Lugar and former Sen Evan Bayh for their service to the federal judiciary .
Brad's commitment to representing the interests of the United States government and his professional character are similarly exemplified by his reputation with the Federal judiciary.
R 347) that strengthens penalties for trespassing on certain federal properties has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee.