Origin of jurisdiction
Examples from the Web for jurisdiction
The Charlottesville Police did indeed have jurisdiction over the Phi Kappa Psi house.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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The department has no jurisdiction over atomic energy secrets.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While she ruled that she did not have jurisdiction to stop the force feeding, she urged the president to end the practice.Putin Sanctions Abu Ghraib Soldiers and Guantanamo Officials|Josh Rogin|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We were able to get the jurisdiction transferred to Israel, because he was an Israeli citizen.‘Brave Miss World’: Linor Abargil on Her Journey From Rape Victim to Beauty Queen to Activist|Linor Abargil|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The parties in controversy recognized his jurisdiction, and their respective claims were submitted for adjudicature.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
India, we must assume, would come within the province and jurisdiction of the Federation.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)|John Morley
Native Commissioners have been permitted to practise extortion, injustice, and cruelty upon the natives under their jurisdiction.The Transvaal from Within|J. P. Fitzpatrick
Neither ship of war nor army falls under the jurisdiction of foreign states.The Oregon Territory|Travers Twiss
A Buddhist bishop, with jurisdiction over the whole of the north part of the Bhamo district, had his seat at Mogaung in 1887-8.The Pacification of Burma|Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
British Dictionary definitions for jurisdiction
Word Origin for jurisdiction
Word Origin and History for jurisdiction
early 14c. "administration of justice" (attested from mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Old French juridiccion (13c.) and directly from Latin iurisdictionem (nominative iurisdictio) "administration of justice, jurisdiction," from ius (genitive iuris; see jurist) "right, law" + dictio "a saying" (see diction). Meaning "extent or range of administrative power" is from late 14c. Related: Jurisdictional.