nonjusticiable

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adjective non·jus·ti·cia·ble \ ˌnän-ˌjə-ˈsti-sh(ē-)ə-bəl \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

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

First Known Use of nonjusticiable

1884


Law Dictionary

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

nonjusticiability

\-ˌsti-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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