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comity

(kŏ′mĭ-tē)
In interpersonal relations or social interactions, the condition of politeness, courtesy, and respect.
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separation of powers and international comity concerns motivating
It is to attribute the absence of comity talk from cases involving states' duties to the federal government to the fact that the federal government is a superior sovereign while the states are subordinates, and to the notion that comity is--at least in the familiar, international law paradigm--a framework for the relationships among political equals.
Historical Approach to Comity in Florida--The principal of comity, as set forth in the U.
Despite its precise analysis of the District Court's mishandling of international comity concerns, the Ninth Circuit erred in its own conclusion concerning the international comity issue.
The Court explained that the concept of international comity should serve as a guide for lower courts when deciding which procedure to employ.
international comity doctrines (the first two examples) or otherwise
23) The argument for comity also is weaker because the United States has withdrawn from the Optional Protocol giving the ICJ jurisdiction over these types of disputes.
The commissioners approved most of the contracts before them at Friday's meeting ``in a spirit of comity,'' Nahai said, but they asked dozens of probing questions and said they would be tougher on future deals.
The next friend and next of kin to all arrestee who committed suicide while being held in a comity jail on a domestic assault charge, brought a [section] 1983 action alleging that the county failed to recognize the arrestee's suicidal tendencies.
Though the critical essays were presented in more formal circumstances, they also seem to be touched by the comity evident in the conversations.
The authors end the book by suggesting how more fact-based and nuanced media representations could advance their goal of "racial comity.