judicial review


judicial review
Power of courts to review decisions of another department or level of government. Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137,177, 2 L.Ed. 60. Form of appeal from an administrative body to the courts for review of either the findings of fact, or of law, or of both. May also refer to appellate court review of decisions of trial court or of an intermediate appellate court.
See also appeal

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.