judicial review

Definitions of judicial review
  1. noun
    review by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court
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    strict scrutiny
    the most stringent standard of review a court applies to determine whether a law is constitutional
    type of:
    (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
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