Ju*di"cial (?), a. [L. judicialis, fr. judicium judgment, fr. judex judge: cf. OF. judicial. See Judge.]
Pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of justice; sanctioned or ordered by a court; as, judicial power; judicial proceedings; a judicial sale.
Not a moral but a judicial law, and so was abrogated.
Fitted or apt for judging or deciding; as, a judicial mind.
Belonging to the judiciary, as distinguished from legislative, administrative, or executive. See Executive.
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