Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In the presence of or before a judge; in court.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Roman law. In the course of an actual trial; before a judge, (judex.) A cause, during its preparatory stages, conducted before the prætor, was said to be in jure; in its second stage, after it had been sent to a judex for trial, it was said to be in judicio.