Definition of sub judice in English:

sub judice

Syllabification: sub ju·di·ce
Pronunciation: /ˌsəb ˈjo͞odəˌsē


Under judicial consideration and therefore prohibited from public discussion elsewhere: the cases were still sub judice
More example sentences
  • The next day the Widgery Tribunal was announced, making meaningful reporting on what had happened sub judice.
  • The legal term sub judice means a particular case is currently under trial, or being considered by a judge.
  • Responsible discussion on public issues even if they are sub judice should be allowed in a democratic society.


Latin, literally 'under a judge'.

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