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Definition of "judicature" []

  • Administration of justice. (noun)
  • The position, function, or authority of a judge. (noun)
  • The jurisdiction of a law court or judge. (noun)
  • A court or system of courts of law. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "judicature" in a sentence
  • "Say what you will about poor reasoning, florid and hypertechnical writing, and insane reliance on irrelevant precedent that no longer intersects with the societal context that are all too common in American judicature; at least one can figure out what the holding of the case really means."
  • "The present system of judicature is founded on the great law reform conceived by the genius of Lord Cairns, and completed by his illustrious successor, Lord Selborne."
  • "Pericles, and the flagrant excesses that ensued allowed the people themselves to listen to the branding and terrible satire upon the popular judicature, which is still preserved to us in the comedy of"