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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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(46) Although the defendant formed contacts with the forum insofar as he made contact with the plaintiffs who resided there, the defendant "formed no jurisdictionally relevant contacts with Nevada." (47)
The pertinent decisions exclude a proposition favored by those critical of the Relitigation paradig in: that a state conviction, issued by a jurisdictionally competent court, barred collateral habeas scrutiny.
The purpose of the amount-in-controversy requirement, the Court observed, is "to ensure that a dispute is sufficiently important to warrant federal-court attention." (59) Because the presence of one jurisdictionally sufficient claim establishes that importance despite the presence of additional jurisdictionally insufficient claims, (60) the Court rejected the joint-jurisdiction notion "that a district court lacks original jurisdiction over a civil action unless the court has original jurisdiction over every claim in the complaint." (61) A "civil action" within the meaning of [section] 1367(a) could thus encompass only the jurisdictionally sufficient claims, (62) allowing supplemental jurisdiction to attach to other claims failing the amount-in-controversy requirement.
The reliance and obligations of informal care providers also varies jurisdictionally. German legislation is the most explicit about the primacy of family responsibility, while Norway is the least reliant on informal family care.
"And it would have worked the same way if things were reversed -- that is, if a person came to us with a case that was jurisdictionally the CID's, we wouldn't necessarily send him off to them.
Whitsett belongs to a small group of disproportionately obstructionist climate deniers who are out of step with citizen sentiment, a majority of whom believe climate change deserves to be addressed at every level, individually and jurisdictionally.
Second, the analysis is fragmented both conceptually, by virtue of the hodgepodge itself, and jurisdictionally, at least in England, where equity protects against disclosures, whereas a variety of torts protect against bare intrusions.
The term 'professional economist' here has a jurisdictionally specific meaning.
(2) In cases like Rio Hotel (1987), the Court even allows for otherwise jurisdictionally suspect provisions if they can be construed as part of a "comprehensive regulatory scheme" that
See Lipsky, & Wilmot, supra note 31, at 1-2 (outlining relevance of distinction between whether FTAIA is interpreted substantively or jurisdictionally).
From a comparative point of view, there are a variety of answers to both questions, and it is clear that attitudes toward entrapment are jurisdictionally specific.