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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.

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True, 72 percent of the women brought before the Justiciary Court were indicted for violent offences compared to only 40 percent of the men.
Stoenescu proposes: "The mission of the novelist who creates recognizable alternative worlds is to depict the non-fictional reality in its complex and complicated determinations without allowing it to be infiltrated by political ideologies that always have reductive tendencies, even when they are fuelled by justiciary impulses" (273).
15) Robert Pitcairn, Criminal Trials and Other Proceedings before the High Court of Justiciary, Bannatyne Club Publications, 42, Maitland Club Publications, 19, 3 vols (Edinburgh: printed for the Maitland Club, 1831-33), II, 239.
In Scotland, the High Court of Justiciary (when sitting other than as a trial court) and the Court of Session may also grant declarations of incompatibility.
For no Justiciary in the World can be more considerative and careful, jus suum cuique tribuendo, than an Accomptant ought to be in placing his Parcels to their proper Drs.
Mitchell, 16, has lodged an 'intimation of intention to appeal', the Justiciary Office at the High Court in Edinburgh confirmed.
While the pervasive layering of discursive modes in The Private Memoirs evokes the multiply-inscribed nature of the Rosetta Stone, it also resembles nothing so much as a magazine itself, in which the wildly uneven tones of the novel, and particularly the miscellany of "history, justiciary records, and tradition" (92) with which Wringhim's original memoir is expanded, approximates the multiple voices, interpolated texts, embedded narratives, and real and fictional personalities that comprise modern magazines.
13) In the High Court of Justiciary at Camp Zeist (Case No: 1475/99), Opinion of the Court, delivered by Lord Sutherland in causa Her Majesty's Advocate v Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi and Al Amin Khalifa, Mimeograph copy.
It also includes: the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council; the Court-Martial Appeal Court; in Scotland, the High Court of Justiciary sitting otherwise than as a trial court or the Court of Session; and, in England and Wales or Northern Ireland, the High Court or the Court of Appeal.
Additionally, Lords Commissioners of Justiciary, and judges of Her Majesty's Supreme Court of Judicature of Northern Ireland may also sit in the Court-martial Appeal Court.
A spokesman for the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh said a date had been fixed for a preliminary hearing in October at Camp Zeist in Holland.