show-cause order

show-cause order

A judicial or government agency order to appear before it and present evidence regarding why a specific order should not issue from that authority.When one is charged with violation of an injunction prohibiting certain actions on real property, for example, the order is to appear and show cause why the defendant should not be held in contempt of court.

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It has been three years since the NCAA slapped Chip Kelly with an 18-month show-cause order and the program he left behind for the Philadelphia Eagles with three years probation for major rules violations stemming from a $25,000 payment to Willie Lyles, who was working for a Texas-based recruiting service.
Issued a show-cause order for retired athletic director Brad Smith and Bill O'Boyle.
1st DCA 2001) ("In response to [appellants' emergency motions for immediate relief, this court issued a show-cause order to [department and subsequently granted the motions, thereby staying the emergency final orders during the pendency of this appeal.
PCB lawyer Talib Rizvi was quoted by a wire agency that Qadir made it clear that if the board felt that there were grounds for disciplinary action against Younus, it should send him a proper show-cause order beforehand.
As a condition of approval, the Department is proposing in its show-cause order that the applicants make four pairs of slots available to competitors for new US-Heathrow service," the department said.
Seven months after the original due date, and on the sixth show-cause order, the tenant offered to pay the full amount in arrears.
Virgin America reportedly notified the DOT that the company and its investors were making substantive changes directly in response to the Department's tentative negative show-cause order of 27 December 2006.
In its detailed response, Virgin America notified DOT that the company and its investors were making substantive changes directly in response to the Department's tentative negative show-cause order of Dec.
Last November, the FCC filed a show-cause order demanding that Telmex prove it was complying with conditions that allowed its entry into the United States.
The show-cause order follows the district's inability to address concerns first raised by the commission in 2006, and represents the final step prior to loss of accreditation.
Rumors will flare again when his show-cause order expires in 12 months, but after leading the Eagles to the playoffs in his first season, it's hard to see Kelly being tempted by a college job.
3, Massachusetts did not issue a show-cause order to Mr.