nonjusticiable


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nonjusticiable

(ˌnɒndʒʌˈstɪʃɪəbəl)
adj
(Law) law not capable of being determined by a court of law
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to reject the complaint as a nonjusticiable political question, quoting
Green, (31) which had rejected a challenge to the way a state had drawn its congressional districts as a nonjusticiable political question.
But that apart, it is argued, decisions taken by parents who agree with one another are nonjusticiable.
109) The Court has consistently held that cases alleging a violation of this clause--also known as the Guarantee Clause--present nonjusticiable political questions.
partisan gerrymandering is a nonjusticiable political question; thus, it
37) In another concurring opinion, Justice Powell argued that the political question doctrine did not render this issue nonjusticiable, but that the Court should not address the issue because it was not ripe for review.
85) He advocated a discretionary "Power to Decline the Exercise of Jurisdiction Which is Given," exercised most often (though not always) by finding disputes nonjusticiable.
opinion that treaty withdrawal presented a nonjusticiable political
standard is found, partisan gerrymandering will be nonjusticiable in
There, the court suggested that impeachment was a viable option for members of Congress to use as an avenue to remedy their injury, (150) or, in other words, that the availability of impeachment might render plaintiff legislators' claims nonjusticiable.
petitioners' claims nonjusticiable on grounds that are prudential,
In 1849, however, the court held that the meaning of the Guarantee Clause is nonjusticiable.