- that can be known or perceived
- within the jurisdiction of a court
- within the jurisdiction of the judicial system
Origin of cognizablecogniz(e) + -able
- Knowable or perceivable.
- Law Capable of being tried before a particular court.
cognizable - Legal Definition
- Within the jurisdiction of a court, a dispute that a court has the power to adjudicate.
- Capable of being known or recognized.