judicial branch

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Noun1.judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
circuit court of appeals - one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a `circuit'
Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court - the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation
U.S., U.S. government, United States government, US Government, United States - the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
branch, subdivision, arm - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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A circular issued by LHC judicial branch says that placing name of someone on the ECL under court orders is a sensitive matter and negligence or delay in such matter might provide a chance to a person required to be barred from traveling abroad to leave the country.
Opposition Unity Party (UP) is warning Liberia's Judicial Branch of government to abandon a quest to issue an arrest warrant against Montserrado County Rep.
During the course of meeting, the Convener of the Committee Senator Mian Raza Rabbani and member Senator Musadik Masood Malik remarked that the Commission's ordinance covered only the review and recommendatory role for the Commission and all the work done on the directives of supreme court or the judicial branch in general were not covered by the Ordinance.
SPRINGFIELD -- The chief justice of Illinois' top court asked lawmakers this week for what would be the judicial branch's first budget increase in six years.
As part of the governance structure of the judicial branch as a whole, trial court leaders also play a critical role in the overall management of the state's courts and in ensuring that the chief justice hears their court's problems and concerns.
The statement read: 'The Embassy of the United States is deeply concerned by the impact of the executive branch's decision to suspend and replace the Chief Justice and head of the judicial branch without the support of the legislative branch on the eve of national and state elections.
The Minnesota Judicial Branch wants to know what you think about how it conducts business.
Summary: The Hague [The Netherlands], Oct 03 (ANI): The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial branch of the United Nations, will hold a public hearing in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case from February 18 to 21, 2019, in The Hague, the seat of the Court.
The judicial branch continues to inspire the most trust with a 68% confidence rating.
Manila: Chief Justice Teresita de Castro said she aims to make a difference despite her short term of less than two months as head of the judicial branch of government.
Rather than filling in fields on a court form, the interview tool asks simple questions and uses the answers to produce forms that can be printed or filed electronically with the court.<br />Also available are the new online fillable "smart" forms, which are available free of charge for most court forms on the Judicial Branch website and are approved for use statewide.<br />The first Guide & File interviews were designed for filing a Conciliation Court claim, an eviction action complaint and Affidavit of Service in a Conciliation Court or eviction case.
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz has asserted the government's commitment to and full respect for the judiciary's independence and its willingness to provide the necessary resources to facilitate the job of the judicial branch and render its performance more efficient, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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