judicial judicial  /dʒu ˈdɪ ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
  2. (adj) belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
  3. (adj) relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
  4. (adj) expressing careful judgment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I have my own standards of judicial ability, experience, philosophy, and temperament.
  2. She has an impressive judicial record, a stellar academic background and a compelling life story.
  3. My guess is, Reid will win the judicial battle.

News

  1. Judicial Nomination Commission solicits applications for Montana Associate Water Court Judge

    Chief Justice Mike McGrath has notified the Judicial Nomination Commission that the position of Associate Water Court Judge will be vacant on August 1, 2013. Associate Water Court Judge Russ McElyea has been appointed to the position of Chief Water Court Judge effective on that date.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Char-Koosta News

  2. Report: Judicial Campaign Contributions By Business Donors Yields Votes

    Do campaign contributions play a role in judicial outcomes? 76% of voters and 46% of judges think so. New empirical data confirms the suspicion, especially when the contributions come from large business interests. As Dylan Matthews at the Washington Post puts it: When business give judges money, they usually get the rulings they want . The study - Justice at Risk: An Empirical Analysis of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Injury Board

  3. Judicial Watch: Homeland Security Documents Reveal DHS Abandoned Required Illegal Alien Background Checks to Meet ...

    Judicial Watch announced today that documents obtained recently through a Freedom of Information Act request show that the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services abandoned ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I don't believe that Judge Sotomayor has the deep-rooted convictions necessary to resist the siren call of judicial activism," Sessions wrote in an opinion piece in USA Today prior to yesterday's committee meeting.
    on Jul 28, 2009 By: Jeff Sessions Source: Bloomberg

  2. "There were principled, narrower paths that a court that was serious about judicial restraint could have taken," Stevens wrote.
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Obviously this is a matter for the Haitian judicial system," US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

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