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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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Yesterday, officials at the justiciary confirmed the appeal had been rejected on August 23.
One of these stern half-dotard warriors used to sit at each side of the prisoners at the bar of the Court of Justiciary as guard; with his huge hat on his old battered head, and his drawn bayonet in his large gnarled hand.
Tried of William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, Before the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, on Wednesday, December 24, 1828, for the Murder of Margery Campbell or Dougherty.
(21.) Under HRA Section 4(5), the only courts that can issue DOIs are the Law Lords, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the Courts-Martial Appeal Court, the High Court of Justiciary sitting otherwise than as a trial court, or the Court of Session (in Scotland), and the High Court or the Court of Appeal (in England and Wales or Northern Ireland).
Anne-Marie Kilday's examination of violent women in lowland Scotland is based upon the records of the Justiciary Court, the country's highest criminal tribunal, between 1750 and 1815.
Marshall Ronald David Boyce Robert Graham and John Doyle Solicitor Calum Jones The Duke of Buccleuch arrives at the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh
The High Court of Justiciary (Proceedings in the Netherlands) (United Nations) Order 1998, supported by agreements of the governments of the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, provided the legal framework for the trial to take place in Holland.
"He applied to the High Court of Justiciary to abandon his appeal."
Walls, 20, of Cambuskenneth, Glasgow, was banned from football for two years but has gone to the Justiciary Appeal Court in Edinburgh.
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.