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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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Attorneys representing the chief judge argued that the judges office is part of a "unified state court system," which means it is an independent, coequal branch of the state.
It took our court system 20 years to resolve the Vizconde massacre case.
4 million for the second phase of a pay improvement program for court system employees to bring pay parity with other government agencies and private sector employers, $3.
Instead, it asked Attorney General Ken Paxton's office to weigh in on the matter, arguing that booking records are maintained for the court system, not the jail itself.
But this, after all, is the government which has slashed Legal Aid, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without the benefit of advice or representation and clogging up the court system.
A landmark ruling by the court system in Dubai's financial free zone suggests the emirate is starting to influence the way international business disputes are resolved in the Middle East, partly taking over that role from London and New York.
In March, the Silk Commission published its second report and considered the possibility of a separate legal jurisdiction, stating: "We recognise that it is unusual for a devolved state or region that has legislative powers not to have a court system of its own where cases involving those laws are heard, though devolved courts do not have to deal exclusively with devolved laws: in the case of Scotland and Northern Ireland, there are devolved court systems that deal comfortably with both devolved law and non-devolved law.
Continuous underfunding of court system of Kyrgyzstan does not meet growing needs of fair settlement of disputes, Gulzhan Esenaliyeva, Chairperson of the Interdistrict Court of Bishkek for Economic Affairs, said.
I think the morale in the court system and the sense by litigants that they have been heard and fairly treated is very, very strong right now, and I think that is about Justice Ireland,'' Patrick said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- US federal court system websites were hacked Friday, blocking public access and preventing the filing of legal documents online.
After nearly 40 years of countless twists, turns and deadlocks, especially on translation rules, the European Union has succeeded in setting up a new patent protection based on a uniform application and validity procedure and a single court system.