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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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(58) Those contacts were created solely by the plaintiff's residence in the forum (and were thus jurisdictionally irrelevant under Walden), not by the defendant.
I.ange involved the availability of habeas relief for a double jeopardy violation, and rejected the idea that a judgment imposed by a jurisdictionally competent court is necessarily lawful and preclusive of habeas scrutiny.
Of course, as Allapattah holds, the supplemental-jurisdiction statute, enacted after Clark and Zahn, authorizes a district court to retain the jurisdictionally insufficient claims that those cases previously required to be dismissed.
Circuits interpreting the FTAIA jurisdictionally are more beneficial to defendants because the case can be dismissed at the onset, the burden is on the plaintiff, and they do not have an opportunity for discovery.
(49) Second, those cases are either jurisdictionally limited to the federal system or are rarely found in state courts.
This extension of powers includes observational studies (epidemiological research), other products, instruments or procedures, techniques and contrivances (in these cases, in a less bureaucratic manner), those which involve the managing of personal data, the use of embryos, embryonic cells and other human biological samples, as well as those related to human reproduction consisting in the use of gametes or embryos, to be permitted under domestic law, although its autonomous system will be treated below and the exclusive jurisdiction of other bodies, subject to the authorizations that this matter may require, jurisdictionally, by other bodies.
The statutory mitigation created by the recent amendments to California's section 1170.9, while jurisdictionally limited, illustrates broader policy developments regarding the treatment of veteran offenders.
Nevertheless, coordinating and centralizing these claims has become standard practice on several levels--procedurally, jurisdictionally, judicially, and representationally.
Both case studies are jurisdictionally comparative, juxtaposing common law and civil law judicial approaches of various nations with the outcomes of published arbitral awards in international commercial arbitration.
Arlington County, Virginia, the smallest self-governing county in the nation, is an approximately twenty-six-square-mile municipality connected by four bridges to the District of Columbia, to which it was jurisdictionally joined until 1847.
In both cases, the scope of the transplant and the approximation of the local instantiations of borrowed rules and institutions to the logic of their original models have been the object of an, albeit referential, jurisdictionally confined assessment.
Although these priority issues will, in large part, be informed by ASHRAE's extant overarching policy priorities--energy efficiency; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education; water conservation; climate change; and indoor air quality--there will be jurisdictionally specific issues not under the aegis of the aforementioned priorities.