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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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However, it is not authorized to expand these assets, to transfer ownership of them to others, or to destroy themae1/4A* There is no doubt that any expansion of the jurisdictional boundaries of local settlement authorities' in the West Bank -- like their very establishment to start with -- is considered widespread expropriation of property of the protected civilian population, constituting a gross violation of Article 147 of the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949).
then turn to the challenges of jurisdictional discovery created by the
litigants are likely to continue to face jurisdictional uncertainty.
One of the projects the Onion Lake Treaty Governance Office began work on was establishing a Cree jurisdictional dispute resolution process.
The relationship between membership composition and jurisdictional responsibility has administrative implications for municipalities and their associations.
The DTSA's jurisdictional contours may profoundly shape trade secret litigation.
Part I of this Comment explores the importance of jurisdictional treatment for courts and litigants.
More important, Burbank and Cooper point out that jurisdictional fragmentation remained a feature of European empires--to say nothing of postcolonial sovereign states--into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Statutory requirements are jurisdictional only to the extent they are directed specifically at the adjudicatory authority of the federal courts.
CONTENTS I Introduction II Australian Administrative Law: Legal Formalism and Legal Pluralism III Facts in Administrative and Environmental Law A Jurisdictional Facts B 'Hot' Facts C A Fact as Both a 'Jurisdictional' Fact and a 'Hot' Fact?
But the Supreme Court has recently backed away from this jurisprudence, and more to the point, the traditional tools of statutory interpretation indicate that the AIA is not jurisdictional after all--at least, not in the traditional way.