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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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Asking whether TBC's legal victory in Cassirer is a 'just and fair' result is really asking whether, in 2019, the application of foreign commercial laws (under the doctrine of comity) to the circumstances of the Holocaust is an appropriate legal and moral outcome.
The cases must turn on applications of governing commercial laws, which also requires our courts to respect the operation of foreign laws under the doctrine of comity.
Most importantly, the Part shows that comity neither
transnational, comity often calls for accommodating another
However, the Appellate Court concluded that the trial court should have granted the Defendant's request that it apply "principals of comity to the civil union and thereby recognize that both parties have rights with respect to property acquired during the civil union." The court pointed to the New York Court of Appeals Decision in Brooke S.B.
Brillio's methodology, along with Comity solutions, will enhance the company's offer across verticals such as banking and finance, consumer goods, media, pharmaceuticals, retail and telecom.
foreign sovereign submissions: international comity.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacates the judgment, reverses based on international comity the district court's denial of Defendants' motion to dismiss, and remands with instructions to dismiss Plaintiffs' complaint with prejudice.
2001) (affirming lower court ruling granting comity to French court decision determining who owned U.S.
(the power to abstain based on international comity concerns), and the
Comity also features prominently in the law of American federalism, but in that context, it operates within limits that have received almost no attention from scholarly commentators.