- the judicial branch of government.
- the system of courts of justice in a country.
- judges collectively.
- pertaining to the judicial branch or system or to judges.
Origin of judiciary
Examples from the Web for judiciary
Sixteen have cleared the Judiciary Committee, 13 with unanimous support from members of both parties.What If the United States Had No Attorney General?
November 14, 2014
An argument can be made that, because the judiciary has specific requirements, there is less competition for the posts.Why Women Should Forget the White House
July 21, 2014
These are political issues that need to be resolved via the political process, not via the judiciary.Obama Should Counter John Boehner’s Lawsuit—and Here’s How He Can Do It
July 9, 2014
On the Senate side, Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is sponsoring companion legislation.Obama’s Civil Rights Snub?
June 24, 2014
This is the latest example, he said, of the way the judiciary has been used to expand the repression of public criticism.Egyptian Court Hands Down Stiff Sentences for Al-Jazeera Journalists
June 23, 2014
It is strange to what extent the pass often debased the judiciary.The Railroad Question
It was referred to the Judiciary Committee, but met with general disfavor.
In the Senate the bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee as usual.
In every instance save one these have been referred to the Judiciary Committees.
Separation of public authorities into legislative, executive and judiciary.Bulgaria
- of or relating to courts of law, judgment, or judges
Word Origin and History for judiciary
"relating to courts," early 15c., from Latin iudiciarius "of or belonging to a court of justice," from iudicium "judgment," from iudicem (see judge (v.)). The noun meaning "a body of judges, judges collectively" is from 1802 (judicature was used in this sense from 1590s).