judicature

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n judicature the position of judge
    • n judicature the act of meting out justice according to the law
    • n judicature the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    • n judicature an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Judicature A court of justice; a judicatory.
    • Judicature The right of judicial action; jurisdiction; extent jurisdiction of a judge or court. "Our Savior disputes not here the judicature , for that was not his office, but the morality, of divorce."
    • Judicature The state or profession of those employed in the administration of justice; also, the dispensing or administration of justice. "The honor of the judges in their judicature is the king's honor."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n judicature The power of administering justice by legal trial and determination; judicial authority.
    • n judicature A court of justice; a judicatory.
    • n judicature Legality; lawfulness, as constituted by statute or enactment.
    • n judicature Extent of jurisdiction of a judge or court.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Judicature jōō′di-kā-tūr power of dispensing justice by legal trial: jurisdiction: a tribunal
    • n Judicature distribution of justice: a tribunal
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. LL. judicatura,

Usage

In literature:

And what (in a natural way of judicature) they portend.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
For where there is no judicature on earth to decide controversies among men, God in heaven is judge.
"A Sketch of the Life of the late Henry Cooper Barrister-at-Law, of the Norfolk Circuit; as also, of his Father" by William Cooper
Oaths taken in courts of judicature, civil or religious, and the marriage oath, bind the parties in like manner.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
Even the less lenient judicatures of human institution concede somewhat to the weakness of man.
"A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity." by William Wilberforce
Without the borough bounds however the system of the Norman judicature prevailed.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
The Irish judicature might be made part of the High Court at Westminster.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
Here the assemblies and courts of judicature are held, and the business of the province is chiefly managed, as in all capitals.
"The Surprising Adventures of Bampfylde Moore Carew King of the Beggars; containing his Life, a Dictionary of the Cant Language, and many Entertaining Particulars of that Extraordinary Man" by Unknown
Judicature of that kind.
"State Trials, Political and Social" by Various
The Governor had established new courts of judicature contrary to the wishes of the people.
"Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The great changes effected by the Judicature Acts included the court for divorce and matrimonial causes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
Execution of the decision of the Supreme Court of Judicature shall lie with the President of the Realm.
"The New Germany" by George Young
Under the Judicature Act 1873, the court of king's bench became the king's bench division of the High Court of Justice.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
The Supreme Court of Judicature was sitting.
"Jonathan and His Continent" by Max O'Rell
In place of the monastic judicature a jury of six bachelors and six maidens appear in the 16th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
The juxtaposition of the judicatures may, however, have led to some confusion between them.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
A new judicature and new rules of procedure were established.
"The French Revolution" by Hilaire Belloc
And just as I reverence this, do I execrate, with all my heart's indignation, a corrupt judicature.
"The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)" by Charles James Lever
Under the Judicature Act 1873 the court of king's bench became the king's bench division of the High Court of Justice.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
The keystone of the structure created by the Judicature Acts was a strong court of appeal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
Is there any list extant of the Prothonotaries of the Supreme Courts of Judicature from the time of Edward III.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 126, March 27, 1852" by Various
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In science:

Based on the synergetic equations and its application, we propose the equations on the rule of law. From these equations we may prove mathematically that a society of the rule of law cannot lack any aspect for three types of the legislation, the administration and the judicature.
Synergetic Application, Equations on Rule of Law and Two-Party Mechanism
Later, the modern theory of law is expounded completely, in which a basic way is the separation of powers, and the three powers of legislation, judicature and administration cooperate and be restricted each other.
Synergetic Application, Equations on Rule of Law and Two-Party Mechanism
Their solutions point unequivocally out: The just laws will be nothing left along with time. This shows also the restricted relations among legislation, administration and judicature.
Synergetic Application, Equations on Rule of Law and Two-Party Mechanism
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