Of or relating to a court of law, or to the administration of justice. (adjective)
That branch of government which is responsible for maintaining the courts of law and for the administration of justice. (noun)
Examples of word judicial
This highest judicial tribunal, it is seen, passed from a case wherein no jurisdiction, as it held, rested in the courts to enter any form of judgment -- not even for costs, to decide matters not pertaining in any sense to the particular case, nor even to _judicial_ public rights of the people or the government, but wholly to the political, legislative powers of Congress, not in any degree involved in the jurisdictional question arising and decided.
Some say the problem with the term judicial activist today is that it's evolved into something that has nothing to do with actively impartially interpreting the law.
I have little use for the Democrat-Republican lawmakers, presidents, or their judge I refuse to use the term judicial because that word means implies justice appointees.
GERKIN: I think we should be very careful about throwing around the term judicial activism.
ACOSTA: Top GOP leaders want the president to rule out what they call judicial activists, judges who conservatives say would legislate from the bench.