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 (jo͝o-rĭd′ĭ-kəl) also ju·rid·ic (-ĭk)
Of or relating to the law and its administration.

[From Latin iūridicus : iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots + dīcere, dic-, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

ju·rid′i·cal·ly adv.
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67) The drafting commission for Pastor bonus made the decision not to juridically tie the Roman Curia to the college of bishops; thus with Pastor bonus "the Curia stays closely connected to the papal primacy.
common conscience of what is juridically necessary (opinio juris
Sovereigns, recognizing no higher authority, are juridically equal under international law.
In the first of five short chapters, the author points out the fundamental misunderstanding which dominates the American view of diplomacy: that "American exceptionalism as embodied on the 'Shining City on the Hill' trope co-exists uneasily with the diplomacy which requires a world of sovereign and juridically equal states.
The attempts were geographically widespread and common to several juridically distinct sectors of the agrarian population--feudal tenants, day laborers, crofters, and cotters alike (Droz 1957, 151-55).
At the heart of their understanding of Thomism is Murray's twofold claim that, first, "political and social life has a natural moral purpose, namely, to ordain what the common good, the exigencies of a humanly virtuous life in common demand"; and second, that "the human person is free in society when all his inalienable rights are juridically guaranteed immunity from inhibition and provided with the due conditions of their exercise.
The court found Section 5 to be more juridically paramount as a defining provision with regard to jurisdiction of the Kenyan courts as far as the Penal Code was concerned.
By limiting oversight of the operation of executive power justified on the basis of what amounts to "the interests of state" to declaratory relief, the Khadr cases juridically enshrine foreign relations, diplomacy and statecraft as "acts of sovereignty.
15) The beggar belongs "to a category classified juridically.
Juridically organizing a group of disparate ethnic locations into an East Pakistan and a West Pakistan, known as wings, separated by over one thousand miles based solely on religious/communal grounds was pure nonsense.
As the multipolar world lurches through financial crisis and through new fractions and divisions between existing and emergent great powers; as the putatively liberal Obama Administration maintains prisons in "black" or juridically indeterminate sites and deploys more strikes by robot aircraft than did the administration that launched the "War on Terror"; as the situation in Palestine grows steadily worse; and as the Western academy all-too-frequently fails to engage with its responsibilities to analyze power and hold it to account, Said's radicalized humanism takes on renewed significance.
In terms of accountability, although each pontifical council is juridically equal to the other, all the other councils are required to submit any documents pertaining to faith and morals to the C.