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jurisdiction

Power. The concept that a court or government authority may exercise control over a person or property because of the location of the property,the activities of a person within a geographic area,or a person's request for assistance from that authority,thereby voluntarily subjecting themselves to jurisdiction.

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If the IRS pursues the latter approach, taxpayer will find themselves in the awkward position of arguing that their disallowed, informal claims were jurisdictionally inadequate, an argument that the government has historically made in motions to dismiss refund suits premised on an informal claim.
41) Therefore, while a registering court may refuse to give a jurisdictionally deficient judgment effect, it may not vacate the judgment.
of legal systems, whether jurisdictionally circumscribed or
W]e do not read Calder necessarily to require in purposeful direction cases that all (or even any) jurisdictionally relevant effects have been caused by wrongful acts.
8) The Nuremberg Trials were conducted before the Genocide Convention criminalized genocide and, thus, were limited jurisdictionally to considerations of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crimes against the peace.
Not only do attempts at cross-jurisdictional regulation, referred to above, generally fail, they result ironically in a proliferation of harms as more sites move out of the regulating country--further complicating matters jurisdictionally.
These processes enabled once jurisdictionally inelastic capital and intangible assets, which were once tied to a single fiscal jurisdiction, to become instantaneously mobile.
Second, there is reason to expect that there are, in fact, limits to the extent to which production can be jurisdictionally isolated from R&D.
As the court explained, a cross-appeal "piggy backs" jurisdictionally on the notice of appeal, and is, therefore, confined to those trial court orders or rulings adverse to the appellee that either "merge" into or are an inherent part of the order properly under review in the main appeal.
of London) offer perspectives on Alternative Dispute Resolution that can be used alone or in conjunction with other texts on the approach that are more conventional and jurisdictionally oriented.
In dicta, the court stated that the failure to provide a certification where a claimant mistakenly, but reasonably, believed multiple claims each under $100,000 that cumulatively totaled over $100,000 were not jurisdictionally barred.
The war in Viet Nam: Unconstitutional, justiciable, and jurisdictionally attackable.