judicial branch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n judicial branch the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
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Usage

In literature:

The Senate, which is a branch of the legislative department, is also a judicial tribunal for the trial of impeachments.
"The Federalist Papers" by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
The judicial and executive branches of the Government were not recognized.
"Bay State Monthly, Volume II. No. 4, January, 1885" by Various
Not in the judicial branch of Government, for it only adjudicates and does not prescribe laws.
"American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1897)" by Various
The candidate for citizen honors should know something of the organization of the judicial branch of government.
"Woman in Modern Society" by Earl Barnes
But in the judicial branch of the government is where, after all, we must place our reliance.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
They gave to the executive and judicial branches of the general government power to control the administration of Federal laws.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The judicial branch of the government, like the others, has been in great measure reorganized.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
There was no judicial check on the executive or the legislative branches.
"Government in Republican China" by Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
The civil government of the territory was to consist of executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
"History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Vol. 1" by George Ticknor Curtis
It completed the due proportions and efficacy of this branch of the judicial power.
"History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Vol. 2" by George Ticknor Curtis
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In news:

Christie's brash words on N.J. Supreme Court may be undermining state's judicial branch.
The United States Constitution organized our national government into three independent branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.
Judicial branch surveying users about customer service issues.
The Fourth Judicial District is launching a survey program to check on the customer service efforts of the Colorado Judicial Branch .
Judicial Branch Furloughs Begin.
Partisans don't belong inside judicial branch .
Recently in Judicial Branch .
Super PACs, donors turn sights on judicial branch .
Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich trims the Judicial branch .
Judicial branch lags in transparency.
The American Constitution is admired for its introduction of checks and balances among the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government.
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David will make stops in Mitchell and Paoli Friday to meet with fifth-graders in an effort to explain the judicial branch of government.
The Anderson County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday, Sept 4 as part of a statewide shutdown of the Kentucky Judicial Branch, it was announced.
Nevada County's long fought-for renovation of its courthouse has been recommended for indefinite delay, according to a spokesperson for Judicial Council, the policy-making body for the state's judicial branch.
Since 2002, the Judicial Branch workforce has been cut by 16 percent.
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