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  • Jurisdiction

    JURISDICTION OF HIGH COURT IN CORPORATE MATTERS PROLOGUE:- Legislature has always attempted to enact so much comprehensive law as nothing is left out of it’s ambit. This must always have been present in the mind of the legislature that conflicts and disputes of legal nature are part and parcel of every transaction and corporate sector is no exception to it. The need to resolve these disputes primarily needs a body

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    an elected arrangement of government in which power is imparted between the national government and the state governments. Because of federalism‚ both the central government and each of the state governments have its own particular court jurisdictions. Jurisdiction refers to a specific geographic region holding a characterized legitimate power. Case in point‚ the national government is a purview unto itself. Its force compasses the whole United States. Each one state is likewise a locale unto itself

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  • Universal jurisdiction

    prosecuting international crimes Jurisdiction is one the legal terms that must be used with extreme caution. Most generally jurisdiction is understood as the power of the State to regulate affairs pursuant to its laws.1 Controversial issues may arise when offence assumes international aspect which can cause conflict between jurisdictions of the countries. In each of the preceding bases of jurisdiction there must be a material link between the state asserting jurisdiction and the crime. That is what distinguishes

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  • Federal Jurisdiction

    Federal Jurisdiction Abstract In this paper I will discuss a case involving Henry‚ a resident of Nevada‚ who sued Adam‚ a resident of Utah in the Federal Court in California. Henry sought $60‚000 damages for personal injuries arising from an automobile accident that occurred in Los Angeles‚ California. I will answer the following questions about this case. Does the Federal Court have jurisdiction? What rules of procedure will

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  • Jurisdiction

    Jurisdiction can be used in many different ways‚ depending on the circumstances. It can be most basically defined as the official power to make legal decisions and judgments. Federal and state laws can limit and grant the courts jurisdiction. In order for a court’s decision to be a legally valid one‚ it must have two types of jurisdiction: personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction. Personal jurisdiction rules determine whether a court has power over a particular defendant‚ you can’t just

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  • Jurisdiction APA

    there Jurisdiction? [Insert Name Here] [Insert Additional details here] Situation 1: Mike‚ a Utah resident‚ sues Jim‚ a Nevada resident for $60‚000 in Nevada’s Federal District court for negligence (a state law civil suit).  Jim argues that the case should be dismissed for a lack of subject matter jurisdiction.  Is he right?  Under the circumstances‚ since Mike lives in Utah and Jim lives in Nevada then the type of subject matter jurisdiction that applies is diversity jurisdiction. Under

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  • Federal Jurisdiction

    Federal Jurisdiction Henry‚ a resident of Nevada‚ sued Adam‚ a resident of Utah in the Federal Court in California. He sought $60‚000 damages for personal injuries arising from an automobile accident that occurred in Los Angeles‚ California. Does the Federal Court have jurisdiction? No the federal court does not have jurisdiction over this case. In order for this case to fall within the guidelines of a federal suit it would have to qualify for diversity of citizenship. Diversity of citizenship exists

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  • criminal procedure (courts jurisdiction)

    CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Jurisdiction Supreme Court Court of Appeals Sandiganbayan RTC MeTC‚ MTC‚ MCTC Original – Concurrent Exercise original jurisdiction over cases affecting ambassadors‚ other public ministers and consuls. Exercise original jurisdiction over petitions for certiorari‚ prohibition‚ mandamus‚ quo warranto‚ and habeas corpus It shall exercise exclusive original jurisdiction to issue writs of mandamus‚ prohibition‚ certiorari‚ habeas corpus‚ and quo warranto‚ and auxiliary

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  • State of Confusion: Determining the Difference Between Personal Jurisdiction and Subject Matter Jurisdiction

    personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction will help to determine which location a lawsuit should be filed in. Defining interstate commerce and which level of government has the right to place restrictions on the commerce is important when discussing a lawsuit. Understanding how lawsuits work as well as what lawyers will try to introduce within the court will allow the defendant to be able to better predict the outcome of the lawsuit. Personal Jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction also known

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  • Jurisdiction in International Law

    INTRODUCTION Jurisdiction is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted legal body or to a political le adder to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and‚ by implication‚ to administer justice within a defined area of responsibility. International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations. Jurisdiction becomes a concern

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