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judicial review

Definitions

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  • n. 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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Examples

  • Although a subsequent judicial review shortened her sentence to seven years, Patricia Hearst was shipped off to the federal correctional institute in Pleasanton, California, where she served twenty-one months behind bars.

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