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01. The Canadian [judiciary] has shown a reluctance to jail people convicted of the simple possession of marijuana.
02. He is set to appear before the Senate [Judiciary] committee to present his case for the abolishment of the death penalty.
03. In 1884, the [Judiciary] Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives held hearings to discuss the question of giving women the right to vote.
04. Members of the [judiciary] are often threatened by those they convict of crimes.
05. The independence of the [judiciary] is guaranteed by the Constitution in a number of its provisions.
06. The fairness of the [judiciary] is occasionally called into question by those concerned by the lack of representatives of various minority groups.
07. Among its many duties, the [judiciary] interprets the Constitution and gives effect to its provisions, as well as providing the expertise in interpreting the laws.
08. The United States Constitution establishes the [judicial] branch as one of the three separate and distinct branches of the federal government.
09. The Founding Fathers of the United States of America considered an independent federal [judiciary] essential to ensure fairness and equal justice for all citizens of our nation.
10. In the U.S., [judicial] officers such as Supreme Court justices, court of appeals judges, and district court judges are appointed for a life term.
11. The State of California is composed of multiple [judicial] districts, whereas Alaska has only a single [judicial] district.
12. Felix Frankfurter once observed that [judicial] judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday, in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.
13. Judge Irving Kaufman once stated that the [judicial] system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
14. Alexis de Tocqueville once said suggested that scarcely any political question arises in the United States that is not resolved, sooner or later, into a [judicial] question.
15. Discussion question: Is it possible for a judiciary which is largely composed of the elite members of society to deliver justice in an entirely unbiased manner?

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  • judicial — judicial, judiciary, juridical, juristic are comparable because of verbal confusion and because all imply some connection with courts of law. Judicial, by far the most common of these adjectives both in legal and in general use, often implies a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • judicial — (Del lat. iudiciālis). adj. Perteneciente o relativo al juicio, a la administración de justicia o a la judicatura. ☛ V. arbitrio judicial, carrera judicial, defensor judicial, depósito judicial, juramento judicial, partido judicial, poder… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Judicial — Ju*di cial, a. [L. judicialis, fr. judicium judgment, fr. judex judge: cf. OF. judicial. See {Judge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of justice;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • judicial — (adj.) late 14c., from L. iudicalis of or belonging to a court of justice, from iudicium judgment, decision, from iudicem (see JUDGE (Cf. judge) (v.)). Related: Judicially …   Etymology dictionary

  • judicial — adj. 2 g. 1. De juiz. 2. Relativo a juiz ou aos juízes. 3. Relativo aos tribunais ou à justiça. = FORENSE   ‣ Etimologia: latim judicialis, e …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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  • judicial — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of, by, or appropriate to a law court or judge. DERIVATIVES judicially adverb. ORIGIN from Latin judicium judgement …   English terms dictionary

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