non·​ju·​di·​cial | \ ˌnän-jü-ˈdi-shəl How to pronounce nonjudicial (audio) \

Definition of nonjudicial

: not judicial : not heard by, ordered by, or otherwise involving a judge a nonjudicial settlement the court's nonjudicial employees

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Ease in with some nonjudicial nominees, including your pick for ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell , and a few others already out of committee. Hugh Hewitt,, "Why not a Senate GOP crusade to confirm judges?," 10 Apr. 2018 Other states, such as Texas and Michigan, have mainly nonjudicial foreclosures. Melanie Grayce West, WSJ, "Why New Jersey’s Soaring Foreclosures Are Good for the Housing Market," 3 Mar. 2018 The superior officer received nonjudicial punishment for conduct unbecoming an officer, an administrative sanction that falls far below a federal criminal conviction. Carl Prine,, "Military court case uncovers Marine sex escapades at Miramar," 11 Dec. 2017 It too cannot plausibly be stopped by any nonjudicial body. Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Slate Magazine, "The Justices Have Questions About How to Fix Partisan Gerrymandering," 4 Oct. 2017 Commander Benson, as well as several sailors on watch that night, will face what the military calls nonjudicial punishment. Eric Schmitt, New York Times, "Top Two Officers on Navy Ship in Deadly Collision Off Japan Are Relieved of Duties," 17 Aug. 2017 The statute of limitations for nonjudicial punishment is two years, and it’s five years for court-martial proceedings. Carl Prine,, "Has Navy been going soft on most suspects in historic 'Fat Leonard' corruption scandal?," 22 July 2017

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1740, in the meaning defined above

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non·​ju·​di·​cial | \ ˌnän-ju̇-ˈdi-shəl\

Legal Definition of nonjudicial

: not judicial

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