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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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law and international comity operate on the Court's discretion,
the issue of a subpoena abroad and respect for international comity has
1997) ("[C]ourts will not extend comity to foreign proceedings when doing so would be contrary to the policies or prejudicial to the interests of the United States.
stated goals of protecting separation of powers, international comity,
And it focuses, in particular, on what it is about the relationship between the states and the federal government that might make comity an unattractive framework for understanding the former's obligations to the latter.
I'll see you later, Jeff," I said, wondering if he thought about Comity Grove as it used to be, when the trees were healthier, the water was cleaner, the weather was more predictable, the neighborhood was quieter and TV, cell phones, the internet and integration were all in the future.
Retrospective" international comity does not apply without a judgment from a foreign tribunal or parallel foreign proceedings.
38) Furthermore, the Ninth Circuit stated that the District Court erred when it considered international comity concerns as a basis for denying the preliminary injunction when international comity concerns were actually inapplicable to the case.
Part III analyzes the use of international comity and the status of amnesties under international law as ways U.
This Note (I) discusses the circuit split, (2) provides a framework for analyzing the federal judiciary' s role in constitutional litigation involving state interests, and (3) resolves the circuit split by arguing that federalism concerns do not justify abstention and that comity concerns, in extreme cases, may justify abstention.
The first-filed rule is a general principle of comity standing for the proposition that where an action is already pending in one state, the orderly and efficient administration of justice is better served by not allowing a subsequently filed action involving the same issue to proceed in another state, absent "special equities.
Scholars and courts have characterized international comity inconsistently as a choice-of-law principle, (2) a synonym for private international law, (3) a rule of public international law, (4) a moral obligation, (5) expediency, (6) courtesy, (7) reciprocity, (8) utility, (9) or diplomacy.