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Pertaining to the administration of justice or to the office of a judge.A juridical act is one that conforms to the laws and the rules of court. A juridical day is one on which the courts are in session.


adjective according to law, adjudged, advisory, authoritative, authorized, concerning the law, conformable with the law, discerning, discretionary, discriminating, discriminative, enlightened, equitable, fair, forensic, impartial, in accordance with the law, in conformmty to the law, judgmatic, judicative, judicatorial, judicatory, judicial, judiciary, judicious, jural, jurisprudential, juristic, just, justifiable, justified, legal, legalistic, legalized, magisterial, perceptive, perspicacious, politic, prescribed, principled, proper, provident, prudent, prudential, rational, reflecting, right, rightful, sagacious, sage, sanctioned, sapient, sound, unbiased, understanding, unprejudiced, warranted, well-advised, within the law
See also: civic, forensic, judicial, jural


of or relating to law, to the administration of justice, or to the office or function of a judge.

JURIDICAL. Signifies used in courts of law; done in conformity to the laws of the country, and the practice which is there observed.

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As the multipolar world lurches through financial crisis and through new fractions and divisions between existing and emergent great powers; as the putatively liberal Obama Administration maintains prisons in "black" or juridically indeterminate sites and deploys more strikes by robot aircraft than did the administration that launched the "War on Terror"; as the situation in Palestine grows steadily worse; and as the Western academy all-too-frequently fails to engage with its responsibilities to analyze power and hold it to account, Said's radicalized humanism takes on renewed significance.
Meanwhile, foreign minister of Italy, Giulio Terzi told reporters in Israel, "We have juridically solid reasons to proceed in the direction of international arbitration.
14, he said that protecting traditional marriage from "attempts to make it juridically equivalent to radically different types of unions" is not a faith issue.
Several events exemplified the new twist in the Cameroon government's antigay policy that finally led to the present hatred and vindictiveness against men and women juridically and administratively construed as gay and lesbian.
Thus the sexual relations of those who cannot marry may appear juridically as premarital but are really marital.
It has already been mentioned that religious institutes (popularly referred to as religious "orders") are ecclesiastical public juridic persons automatically by operation of the law itself, whenever and as soon as they are created juridically.
The pope clearly affirms the Church's social mission as dealing with structural change, describing the common good as dealing with "that complex of institutions that give structure to the life of society, juridically, civilly, politically and socially, making it the polis, or 'city'" (ibid.
This ecological embedment of generosity signals the repugnancy of today's "dissimulation of lack" (Mangetheuchelei) in the West--economically a lack of money, juridically a lack of justice, energetically a lack of organic fuel, politically a lack of recognition, culturally a lack of tradition, etcetera.
46) of his Institutiones, Cardinal Ottaviani thus defined the juridically perfect society: "Societas iuridice perfecta ea est quae bonum in suo ordine completum tamquam finem habens, ac media omnia ad illud consequendum iure possidens, est in suo ordine sibi sufficiens et independens, id est plene autonoma.
This ownership is juridically justified by God, the original Sovereign who gave me to him.
Although, juridically, her regency came to an end in 1680, she continued to govern in Vittorio Amedeo's name, although each year brought further indications of the young duke's determination to assume power himself as soon as possible.
That which exists as a political form, considered juridically, has value because it exists.