Definition of judiciary
1a : a system of courts of lawb : the judges of these courts
2 : a branch of government in which judicial power is vested
Recent Examples of judiciary from the Web
Polls show that 76% of Poles oppose a politicised judiciary, as the protests in Warsaw and other cities attested.
The court revamp, which gives politicians more say over the judiciary, is set to push Poland deeper into conflict with the European Union regarding its adherence to the bloc’s democratic principles.
Kaczynski, a lawyer, insists Poland’s judiciary system is a continuation of the communist-era one.
Conservatives were aghast at the transformation of the federal judiciary under President Obama.
There has never been a Mizrahi prime minister, for example, and Ashkenazi Jews far outnumber Mizrahi Jews in areas like academia and the judiciary.
As senior adviser and legal counsel to McConnell, Coleman advised on judiciary, law enforcement, transportation and other issues, according to his biography on the Frost Brown Todd website.
Cooper sued to block the new laws, and the state judiciary has mostly sided with him, striking down a slew of measures that restricted his ability to govern the state.
D.C. Council member Charles Allen , D-Ward 6, who is chairman of the judiciary and public safety committee, said the District should be able to make its own laws without interference from Congress.
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Origin and Etymology of judiciary
judiciary, adjective, from Latin judiciarius judicial, from judicium
First Known Use: 1623See Words from the same year
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