nonjusticiable

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

Definition of nonjusticiable 

: not justiciable : not capable of being decided by legal principles or by a court of justice The judiciary has refused to adjudicate claims challenging executive action as violative of the resolution, most recently holding that a challenge by over a hundred congressmen to the armed presence in the Persian Gulf was nonjusticiable. —Jules Lobel

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonjusticiable was in 1884

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nonjusticiable

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

Legal Definition of nonjusticiable 

: not appropriate or proper for judicial consideration or resolution

Other words from nonjusticiable

nonjusticiability \-ˌsti-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē \ noun

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