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justiciable

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adjective jus·ti·cia·ble \ˌjə-ˈsti-sh(ē-)ə-bəl\

Definition of justiciable

  1. 1 :  liable to trial in a court of justice <a justiciable offense>

  2. 2 :  capable of being decided by legal principles or by a court of justice

justiciability

play \ˌjə-ˌsti-sh(ē-)ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


15th Century

First Known Use of justiciable

15th century


Law Dictionary

justiciable

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adjective jus·ti·cia·ble \jə-ˈsti-shə-bəl, -shē-ə-\

Legal Definition of justiciable

  1. :  capable of being decided according to legal principles by a court <whether the tax laws unfairly burden the poor is not a justiciable issue>; especially :  triable in a court <the claim is not justiciable because the plaintiff has no present right to the property but may in the future> — see also political question at question 2 — compare moot

justiciability

\jə-ˌsti-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -shē-ə-\ play noun



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