sub judice for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (sʌb dʒuːdɪsi) also sub-judice
adjective [usu v-link ADJ]
When something is sub judice, it is the subject of a trial in a court of law. In Britain, this means that people are not allowed to discuss it in the media. [law] ⇒ He declined further comment on the grounds that the case was sub judice.