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  Judiciary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In law, the judiciary or judicature is the system of courts which administer justice in the name of the sovereign or state, and provide a mechanism for the resolution of disputes.
The term is also used to refer collectively to the judges, magistrates and other adjudicators who form the core of a judiciary, as well as the support personnel who keep the system running smoothly.
Under the doctrine of the separation of powers, the judiciary is the branch of government primarily responsible for interpreting the law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Judiciary   (673 words)

 Office of the President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Judiciary is the wing of the Government that is charged with the duty and the power to adjudicate on controversies between individuals or between the individual and the state on issues relating to property or liberty.
The Judiciary is established under Chapter IV of the Constitution of Kenya.
The Judiciary is the third branch of the Government besides the Executive and the Legislature.
www.judiciary.go.ke   (115 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, or (more commonly) the House Judiciary Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives.
It is charged with overseeing the administration of justice within the Federal Courts, administrative agencies and Federal law enforcement entities.
The Judiciary Committee is also the committee responsible for impeachments of federal officials, and approved articles of impeachment against Andrew Johnson in 1868, Richard Nixon in 1974, and Bill Clinton in 1998.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /U.S._House_Committee_on_the_Judiciary   (358 words)

 Embassy of Ethiopia, Washington, DC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thus, independence of the Judiciary is enshrined in the Constitution for the first time, which is rightly considered a historic landmark.
Hence, the Judiciary in Ethiopia constitutes a constitutional organ which acts as a countervailing power to the Executive and the Legislature.
Given the independence of the Judiciary, which is enshrined in the Constitution, the unreserved efforts to fully build the capacity of the Judiciary and the commitment, sincerity and good intention of those on the bench, individuals surely have remedies in the case of infringement of their rights.
www.ethiopianembassy.org /judiciary.shtml   (1017 words)

 Welcome to the Republic of Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The judicial power of Ghana shall be vested in the Judiciary; accordingly, neither the President nor Parliament nor any organ or agency of the President or Parliament shall have or be given final judicial power.
The Chief Justice shall, subject to this Constitution, be the Head of the Judiciary and shall be responsible for the administration and supervision of the Judiciary.
The Judiciary shall have jurisdiction in all matters civil and criminal, including matters relating to this Constitution, and such other jurisdiction as Parliament may, by law, confer on it.
www.ghana.gov.gh /governing/judiciary/index.php   (799 words)

 China's Judiciary - china.org.cn
Broadly speaking, the judiciary means law-enforcement activities conducted by the country's judicial organs and organizations in handling prosecuted or non-prosecuted cases.
The latter, though not part of the judicial apparatus, are an integral part and a link in the overall judiciary system.
The judiciary system in general refers to the nature, mission, organizational setup, principles and procedures of judicial organs and other judicial organizations.
www.china.org.cn /english/Judiciary/25025.htm   (166 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Former top judge says US risks edging near to dictatorship
Relatives of Terri Schiavo point out that although she was severely brain damaged there was no diagnosis of "brain dead" and neither was that the conclusion of the post-mortem examination.
In a strongly worded speech at Georgetown University, reported by National Public Radio and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Ms O'Connor took aim at Republican leaders whose repeated denunciations of the courts for alleged liberal bias could, she said, be contributing to a climate of violence against judges.
In her address to an audience of corporate lawyers on Thursday, Ms O'Connor singled out a warning to the judiciary issued last year by Tom DeLay, the former Republican leader in the House of Representatives, over a court ruling in a controversial "right to die" case.
www.guardian.co.uk /usa/story/0,,1729396,00.html   (753 words)

 Welcome to the Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - The New Landscape Of Civil Litigation
Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Annual Report 2003 - 2004
Copyright © 2002, The Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
www.ttlawcourts.org   (122 words)

 Think Progress
The Financial Times reports this morning that the Pentagon, guided by General Counsel William Haynes, recently reversed course and decided that all detainees held in U.S. military custody are entitled to protection under the Geneva Conventions.
Haynes — who is strongly backed by Vice President Cheney — has been described as a “prime mover” in the effort to contravene the dictates of the Geneva Convention with respect to the interrogation of prisoners.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing today to consider the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the current White House staff secretary.
thinkprogress.org /?tag=Judiciary   (2203 words)

 House Committee on the Judiciary, Democratic Members
House Judiciary Democrats have been at the forefront of many of the most important issues facing the country.
Among other things, we have successfully fought efforts by the Republicans to unconstitutionally limit a woman’s right to choose, break down the wall separating church and state, undermine our nation’s historic commitment to immigrants and refugees, erode our citizens’ civil justice protections, and use impeachment as a device to undermine our constitutional form of government.
We have also worked with the Majority on a bipartisan basis in taking the lead in enacting copyright and patent laws which will help maintain our nation’s leading role in innovation and high technology.
www.house.gov /judiciary_democrats   (238 words)

 U.S. House Judiciary Committee
8/24/2006 - Sensenbrenner Opening Statement at the Judiciary Committee’s Immigration Field Hearing in Concord, N.H. Committee Amendment to H.R. 1956 (109th Congress)
H.R. 4975, the “Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006,” as reported by the House Judiciary Committee
03-24-06 -- DOJ/Attorney General Gonzales' responses to the House Judiciary Committee's oversight letters regarding the NSA Terrorist Surveillance Program.
judiciary.house.gov   (292 words)

 Welcome to the Homepage of the Judicial Branch of Georgia
Legislation affecting Georgia's Judiciary and news from the capitol
Funding for new judgeships must be authorized by the Legislature at the time of their creation; effective dates for a new judgeship are set forth in the judgeship bill itself.
The 24-member Judicial Council of Georgia meets three times yearly to act on policy and administrative matters of the judiciary.
www.georgiacourts.org   (192 words)

 Texas Judiciary Online - Home Page
Texas Judiciary Online is the portal to Texas Judicial pages.
The Texas Judiciary Online Web Site is scheduled for maintenance this morning.
access additional menu items to reach other, frequently requested information concerning the Texas Judiciary, such as related entities, rules and publications.
www.courts.state.tx.us   (98 words)

 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: United States Judiciary
History of the Federal Judiciary (Federal Judiciary Center)
Understanding the Federal Courts (U.S. Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) offers a structured introduction to the U.S. federal court system; discusses the relationship between the U.S. federal court system and the various states
Federal Rules of Evidence (U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary) PDF; 108th Cong., 2d Sess.; December 31, 2004; Committee Print No. 8
www.loc.gov /law/guide/usjudic.html   (406 words)

 Vermont Judiciary Home Page
The Judiciary is pleased to announce a new service for the public which makes current Civil case information available over the Internet.
The white marble of our courthouse lends itself well to local artist exhibitions.
Environmental Court Mediator List is now available on the Judiciary Web....
www.vermontjudiciary.org   (91 words)

 Hawai`i State Judiciary - Home Page
Business with the Judiciary, Contact Info, Courts at a Glance, Job Opportunities, Jury Service, Overview
Judiciary Offers Seminar on How and When to Use an Attorney - September 20
Comments wanted on proposals to amend the RSCH Rule 16, HRPP, HRCP Rule 41(b), HRAP Rule 35, DCRP Rule 16 and District Court Civil Form #1DC02.
www.courts.state.hi.us /index.jsp   (208 words)

 Independent Judiciary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Alliance for Justice's Judicial Selection Project examines judicial nominations and encourages public participation in the confirmation process.
Since 1985, Alliance for Justice has led the fight for a fair and independent judiciary.
Support Alliance for Justice Action Campaign's work to secure a federal judiciary that is fair, compassionate, and independent -- that will protect the rights of ALL Americans.
www.independentjudiciary.com   (198 words)

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