toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books

judiciary

used in a sentence
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition the system of law courts that administer justice; or the people in that system
  • The constitution means what the judiciary says it means.
judiciary = the system of law courts that administer justice
  • He prefers that elected officials make these kinds of decisions so that an out-of-touch judiciary does not destroy the fabric that holds this country together.
  • He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers.
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • judiciary = a system of law courts that administer justice
  • The fact that this act, and thousands of similar acts, went unpunished, goes to show how completely the judiciary was the creature of the Plutocracy.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
  • They will know that we must cede to the judiciary's demands.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled hearings on innocence and the death penalty a few months after Walter's release, and we both testified.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • If the American judiciary had any brains-which on the surface the Justice Department would seem to refute-they'd put him back on the bench.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The American Congress, that country's doctrine of separation of powers, as well as the independence of its judiciary, arouses in me similar sentiments.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • They had judiciary powers, and could act as judges in both the religious and secular courts.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The separation of the judiciary from the administrative power of the State no doubt affects the security of every citizen and the liberty of all.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • Robespierre, Danton, Marat, she had not known in their new guise of bloody judiciaries, merciless wielders of the guillotine.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • A circumstance which crowns the defects of the Confederation remains yet to be mentioned, the want of a judiciary power.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • A penalty can be only inflicted in two ways: by the courts or by military force—by COERCION of the judiciary or by COERCION of arms.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • There must be an independent judiciary.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Her father retired from the judiciary when she was eleven, and took the family to Minneapolis.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • On these occasions, the regent was surrounded by his amaphakathi, a group of councilors of high rank who functioned as the regent's parliament and judiciary.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Towards evening on that day, when the judiciary officers of the bishop came to pick up from the pavement of the Parvis the dislocated corpse of the archdeacon, Quasimodo had disappeared.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Our King saw that the one thing needful was to restore order: to curb the excessive powers of local government, which were usually exercised for selfish and often for seditious ends, and to systematise the judiciary.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • In 1928, despite his continued differences with the Republican party and its administrations, the Nebraska Senator was one of the party's most prominent members, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a potential Presidential nominee.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • It set out in detail how Comrade E. M. S. Namboodiripad's government intended to enforce land reforms, neutralize the police, subvert the judiciary and "Restrain the Hand of the Reactionary anti-People Congress Government at the Center.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
Search for other examples by interest
InterestSource
General — Google News®
General — Time® Magazine
General — Wikipedia®
Architecture — Google® books - Architecture
Business — Bloomberg®
Business — The Economist®
Classic Literature — Google® books - Classical Literature
Engineering — Google® books - Engineering
Engineering — Popular Mechanics®
Engineering — Discover Magazine®
Fine Arts & Music — Google® books - Art
History — Google® books - History
Human Behavior — Google® books - Psychology
Human Behavior — Psychology Today®
Law — FindLaw®
Law — Google® books - Law
Logic & Reasoning — Google® books - Reasoning
Medicine — Web MD®
Medicine — Google® books - Medicine
Nature & Ecology — National Geographic®
Nature & Ecology — Google® books - Nature
Personal Finance — Kiplinger® (Personal Finance)
Philosophy — Google® books - Philosophy
Public Policy & Politics — Newsweek®
Public Policy & Politics — Real Clear Politics®
Public Policy & Politics — Google® books - Politics
Religion & Spirtuality — Google® books - Religion
Religion - Christianity — Bible Gateway®
Religion - Christianity — Google® books - Christianity
Science — Popular Science®
Science — Scientific American®
Science — Google® books - Science
Sports — Sports Illustrated®