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justiciary

of or relating to the administration of justice. In Scotland, the supreme criminal court is the High Court of Justiciary. The official series of reports has a section of Justiciary cases. Trials are often held in Justiciary buildings.

JUSTICIARY, officer. Another name for a judge. In Latin, he was called justiciarius, and in French, justicier. Not used. Bac. Ab. Courts and their Jurisdiction, A.