legislative court

Definition of "legislative court"
  1. A type of court created by the United States Congress, as outlined in Article I of the U.S. Constitution, where the judges can be removed from their position and their salary can be reduced
How to use "legislative court" in a sentence
  1. The judge sits on a legislative court formed by Congress, and can thus be removed from office at any time.
  2. The United States Tax Court is an example of a legislative court where the judges' pay can be cut.
  3. A legislative court, established under Article I of the U.S. Constitution, does not offer life tenure to its judges.

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