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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun judicature:
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Definition of the noun judicature
What does judicature mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: judicatures
- an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of judicature: court / tribunal
- more generic word: assembly = a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
- more specific terms:
- court of justice / court of law / law court / lawcourt / court = a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
- International Court of Justice / World Court = a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
- court of appeals / appellate court / appeals court = a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
- court of assize and nisi prius / court of assize / assizes = the county courts of England
- court of chancery / chancery = a court with jurisdiction in equity
- consistory = a church tribunal or governing body
- criminal court = a court having jurisdiction over criminal cases
- divorce court = a court having jurisdiction over the termination of marriage contracts
- court of domestic relations / domestic relations court / family court = a court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes
- federal court = a court establish by the authority of a federal government
- Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court / F.I.S.C. = a secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
- inferior court / lower court = any court whose decisions can be appealed to a higher court
- Inquisition = a former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy
- juvenile court = a court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent children
- kangaroo court = an irregular unauthorized court
- military court = a judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel
- moot court = a mock court where law students argue hypothetical cases
- police court = a court that has power to prosecute for minor offenses and to bind over for trial in a superior court anyone accused of serious offenses
- probate court = a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates
- quarter sessions = a local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions
- Rota = the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts
- Star Chamber = a former English court that became notorious for its arbitrary methods and severe punishments
- superior court = any court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court
- state supreme court / supreme court / high court = the highest court in most states of the United States
- traffic court = a court that has power to prosecute for traffic offenses
- trial court = the first court before which the facts of a case are decided
- part: Bench = the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
- member: jury = a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
- the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of judicature: judicatory / judicial system / judiciary
- more generic words: scheme / system = a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
- more specific term: Federal Judiciary = the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
- part of: authorities / government / regime = the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
- the act of meting out justice according to the law
- the position of judge
Alternative definition of the noun judicature
- the administration of justice
- the position or status of a judge
- the jurisdiction of a court
- a court, or other assembly that conducts judicial business; a system of such courts
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for judicature
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A Rejoinder to ... R. Abercrombie's late remarks on a fair narrative of the proceedings of the Presbytery of Boston, against himself. Wherein his mistakes are detected, etc (1758)
by Jonathan PARSONS (and MAC GREGORE (David)), David MACGREGORE
Our not being joined to any superior Judicature is a sufficient Pro'os that, until such Junction, the Members are obliged to rest in the Desiterminations of theirPresbytery. We please ...
House of Commons by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
The only link between the several parts of the United Kingdom in respect of judicature is the Supreme Appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords. Then, leaving the Judicature on one side, take the Legislature. It will be said that that, at any rate ...
An Etymological Dictionary (1821)
by William Grimshaw
by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield
Law Reports, Common Pleas Division, English Supreme Court of Judicature. Law Rep. Ch. Law Reports, English Chancery Appeal Cases. Law Rep. 011.1). Law Reports, Chancery Division, English Supreme Court of judicature.
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
The Judicature Act of 1873 threatened an interruption of the judicial functions of the Lords, but, before the time appointed for this event arrived, another statute provided for the maintenance of the House in its former position. As a court of last ...
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The Supreme Court of Judicature for Ontario
Photographer: J. Bruce Photo
Reference code: P414
Item is a composite photograph of the judges of the Supreme Court of Judicature for Ontario. Depicted are: Hon. W.G. Falconbridge, Hon. Thomas Robertson, Hon. W.P.R. Street, Hon. T. Ferguson, Hon. F. Osler, Hon. John A. Boyd (Chancellor of Ontario), Hon. J.H. Hagarty (Chief Justice of Ontario), Hon. R.M. Meredith, Hon. Sir Thomas Galt (Chief Justice of Common Pleas), Hon. G.W. Burton, Hon. H. MacMahon, Hon. J. Maclennan, and Hon. J.E. Rose.
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Scrabble value of J8U1D2I1C3A1T1U1R1E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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