With the judiciary being one of the branches of the state, is it accurate to also say that it's of constitutional importance?

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    Not every state has a constitution. Jun 11 at 14:42
  • The UK judiciary is, arguably, not a 'branch of the State'. Jun 13 at 9:00
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    Relative to what? I'm not sure this is well defined enough to provide a meaningful answer.
    – ohwilleke
    Jul 11 at 17:05

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In those countries that have a written constitution, the judiciary is of constitutional importance, at least in all those whose structure I know any details of. In others it is still an essential element of the structure of the government. It might be said to be of governmental importance.

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