Law The bench on which a judge or other presiding officer sits in court. (noun)
A committee or board appointed to adjudicate in a particular matter. (noun)
Something that has the power to determine or judge: the tribunal of public opinion. (noun)
Examples of word tribunal
Here in MA, for example, the tribunal is a doctor, a lawyer and a judge who hear evidence to determine whether it is actually a malpractice case or mroe along th elines of an unfortunate medical result.
An as yet unidentified Norwich Green councillor has been banned from being a national member for 5 years for actions which seem to amount what the Greens tribunal is interpretting as breaching the Data Protection Act. Yet because of their bizare system this individual can continue to be a Norwich Green councillor.
If treatment under military tribunal is no different than civilian, why is everybody up in arms about it?
Mark Buehner: If treatment under military tribunal is no different than civilian, why is everybody up in arms about it?
If treatment under civilian tribunal is no different than military, why are you up in arms about it?