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justiciable adj

: capable of being decided according to legal principles by a court [whether the tax laws unfairly burden the poor is not a issue]
: triable in a court [the claim is not because the plaintiff has no present right to the property but may in the future] see also political question at question compare moot
jus·ti·cia·bil·i·ty [jə-sti-shə-bi-lə-tē, -shē-ə-]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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