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judiciary

1. the branch of the central authority in a state concerned with the administration of justice
2. the system of courts in a country
3. the judges collectively; bench
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With gratitude, she pointed to the efforts taken by all three branches to ensure that this year's budget for the judicial branch was not reduced (despite the economic pressures of our times)--an acknowledgement of the judiciary's importance.
Trust in the judicial branch and trust in the executive branch also suffered sharp declines this year but remain higher than trust in the legislative branch.
I recognize that the obligation to knock down barriers to our courthouses does not rest with the judicial branch and the profession alone.
The budget specifies that the funds are to be used to "encourage employee retention, provide equity adjustments to equalize salaries between the judicial branch and other governmental entities for similar positions and duties, and provide market-based adjustments necessary to remedy recurring employee recruiting problems for specific position classifications," according to OSCA.
Marshall, brilliantly, had granted Jefferson a victory, while ensuring that the judicial branch would have the power of judicial review.
This means that no policy choice articulated by the judicial branch can be enforced against the people unless the people, directly or acting through the Legislature, have consented to it.
The UCS is the judicial branch of the state government, consisting of approximately 350 state-funded courts and 1300 locally-funded Town and Village Courts throughout the state.
The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch through this Request for Qualifications is soliciting qualified individuals to perform Independent Medical Evaluations (IME).
The judicial branch portion of the recommended budget provides for approximately $513.
Seeking to avoid this situation in America, our founders established the judicial branch as co-equal with the other branches of government, and provided that federal judges should have lifetime tenure without the possibility of their salaries being reduced.
The institute offers an up-close examination of the workings of the judicial branch of government and has drawn wide-ranging praise.

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