Justiciable



[juh-stish-ee-uh-buh l, -stish-uh-buh l] /dʒʌˈstɪʃ i ə bəl, -ˈstɪʃ ə bəl/

adjective, Law.
1.
capable of being settled by law or by the action of a court:
a justiciable dispute.
/dʒʌˈstɪʃɪəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being determined by a court of law
2.
liable to be brought before a court for trial; subject to jurisdiction
adj.

mid-15c., from Old French justisable “amenable to a jurisdiction,” from justicier, from Latin iustitia (see justice).

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