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Judicial constitution
(1,188 words)

1. Definition and function

The judicial organization or constitution of a state governs the execution and continued observation of its constitution, especially the territorial divisions of the state and the principles of government, as well as the organization, personnel, competence, (self-)administration, cooperation, public character, policing, language, consultation…

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Weitzel, Jürgen, “Judicial constitution”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_019969>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20190124

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