Definition of judicial veto
: the power possessed by a court system and especially a supreme court to annul legislative and executive acts by declaring them unconstitutional the explicit assumption … that the judicial veto is basically undemocratic — American Political Science Review
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up judicial veto? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).