[juh-stish-ee-uh-buh l, -stish-uh-buh l]
- capable of being settled by law or by the action of a court: a justiciable dispute.
Origin of justiciable
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- capable of being determined by a court of law
- liable to be brought before a court for trial; subject to jurisdiction
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Word Origin and History for nonjusticiable
mid-15c., from Old French justisable "amenable to a jurisdiction," from justicier, from Latin iustitia (see justice).
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