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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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That, in turn, would make the resulting case jurisdictionally infirm.
Evidence of control over the day-to-day operations of the subsidiary should rightly be considered a jurisdictionally relevant fact, but in Sanifill the court used it as only one factor in the familiar laundry list of reasons to decide whether to pierce the corporate veil for jurisdictional purposes.
101) During the course of joint committee hearings, Senator Grassley and Congressman Berman both stated that a key point of the clarification was that only suits based upon information contained in matters specifically listed should be jurisdictionally barred.
The court also held the sureties were jurisdictionally barred from raising their rescission theory as an affirmative defense.
The latter merely provided a jurisdictionally tidy solution to the problem of supplying medical faculties with cadavers, since the rector of the university, who oversaw dissections, and the podesta, who oversaw executions, were both municipal officials.
When jurisdictionally ambiguous bills are introduced, they still have to be referred to one committee (or sometimes several committees) within 24 hours.
This control is needed since the hospital beds measure is jurisdictionally defined.
It should be apparent that the outcome of the long series of attempts to establish officially recognized GAAP for governmental entities is jurisdictionally ambiguous.
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In short, the Taney Court's insistence on reading the California Land Act jurisdictionally is quite remarkable.
2007) (declaring relatedness independent constitutional mandate requiring jurisdictionally significant causal relationship).