Justiciability refers to the types of matters that the federal courts can adjudicate.  If a case is "nonjusticiable." a federal court cannot hear it.  To be justiciable, the court must not be offering an [wex:advisory opinion], the plaintiff must have [wex:standing], and the issues must be [wex:ripe] but neither [wex:moot] nor violative of the [wex:political question doctrine].  


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