Justiciable meaning

jŭ-stĭshə-bəl
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.
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Appropriate to adjudication by the judiciary rather than resolution by the legislative or administrative branches.
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Liable for trial in court.
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Subject to court jurisdiction.
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(law) Of or pertaining to justiciability; able to be evaluated and resolved by the courts.
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Origin of justiciable

  • Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin iūstitiābilis from Medieval Latin iūstitiāre to try from Latin iūstitia justice justice

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition