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jurisdiction

As used in the UK, the place where a body is found. Formally, the jurisdiction of a coroner is founded on
• where a dead body lies within his or her district; 
• where a body otherwise within his or her district is lost or irrecoverable; or
• where a body comes to lie in his or her district by repatriation from abroad.

jurisdiction

The authority and power of courts to hear and render judgments on the parties and subject matter of a case.
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The Emergence of Universal Civil Jurisdiction in the Alien
The current ability of money launderers to penetrate virtually any financial system makes every jurisdiction a potential money laundering center.
Explaining to them the constitutional jurisdiction of Supreme Court the Chief Justice said that Supreme Court has original, appellate and advisory jurisdiction.
18) In states requiring personal jurisdiction, courts have struggled in exerting "purposeful availment" and "minimum contacts" tests in order to assert jurisdiction over non-resident parents.
We are against selecting members to high jurisdiction by parliament within the scope of constitutional amendment, he added.
Therefore, if the English courts have jurisdiction under a contract the Civil Procedure Rules will apply meaning that, for example, witnesses will be cross examined at trial and there will be full disclosure of documents by both parties.
The procedural jurisdiction that Judge Stephens seeks to create is merely a lack of authority under substantive law.
COURT'S OPINION: The Supreme Court of South Carolina affirmed the judgment of the Circuit Court that the South Carolina Courts had no basis for invoking personal jurisdiction over the defendants who were located in North Carolina.
It is worthwhile then to consider both the potential and the actual power of universal jurisdiction in relation to war crimes committed by government officials.
The tax due is to be calculated as if the apportioned amount of the digital good, computer software or service had been delivered to each jurisdiction to which the sale is apportioned.
Under the joint model UAA, a CPA has the privileges of licensees of the new jurisdiction if he or she consents to its board's disciplinary authority, which can be enforced in either the new location or the CPA's home state if he or she violates any laws while performing services.
5528, denominated the Pornography Jurisdiction Act, which provides, in part, "No court created by Act of Congress shall have jurisdiction, and the Supreme Court shall have no appellate jurisdiction, to hear or decide a question of whether a State pornography law imposes a constitutionally invalid restriction on the freedom of expression.