From juridic + -al or alternatively borrowed from Latin iuridicalis.
juridical (comparative more juridical, superlative most juridical)
- Pertaining to the law or rule of law, legal; judicial, related to the administration of justice (as to jurisprudence, or to the function of a judge or court).
- 1978, Michel Foucault, The Will to Knowledge, trans. Robert Hurley, Penguin 1998, page 85:
- ...in any case one schematizes power in a juridical form, and one defines its effects as obedience.