- liable for trial in court
- subject to court jurisdiction
Origin of justiciableAnglo-French from Old French from justice: see justice
- Appropriate for a decision by a court because of the presentation of clear legal issues in a dispute between parties with an actual stake in the outcome.
- Appropriate to adjudication by the judiciary rather than resolution by the legislative or administrative branches.
Origin of justiciableMiddle English from Old French from Medieval Latin iūstitiābilis from Medieval Latin iūstitiāre to try from Latin iūstitia justice ; see justice .