Definition of jurisdiction. Meaning of jurisdiction. Synonyms of jurisdiction
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Contentious jurisdictionContentious Con*ten"tious, a. [L. contentiosus: cf. F.
1. Fond of contention; given to angry debate; provoking
dispute or contention; quarrelsome.
Despotic and contentious temper. --Macaulay.
2. Relating to contention or strife; involving or
characterized by contention. --Spenser.
More cheerful, though not less contentious, regions.
3. (Law) Contested; litigated; litigious; having power to
Contentious jurisdiction (Eng. Eccl. Law), jurisdiction
over matters in controversy between parties, in
contradistinction to voluntary jurisdiction, or that
exercised upon matters not opposed or controverted.
Syn: Quarrelsome; pugnacious; dissentious; wrangling;
litigious; perverse; peevish. -- Con*ten"tious*ly,
adv. -- Con*ten"tious*ness, n.
Jurisdictional Ju`ris*dic"tion*al, a. [Cf. LL.
jurisdictionalis, F. juridictionnel.]
Of or pertaining to jurisdiction; as jurisdictional rights.
Meaning of jurisdiction from wikipedia
(from the latin
ius, iuris meaning
'law' and dicere meaning
'to speak') is the practical authority granted
to a formally
- a jurisdiction
is an area with a set of laws under
of a system
or government entity which
- personal jurisdiction refers
to a court's jurisdiction
over the parties
to a law suit, as opposed
to subject-matter jurisdiction
- subject-matter jurisdiction
is the authority
of a court
to hear cases
of a particular
type or cases relating
to a specific subject
- war crime
s, and the crime
for the crime
will not be awakened until
2017 at the earliest).
are other federal trial courts
that have nationwide jurisdiction
over certain types
of cases, but the district court
- appellate jurisdiction
is the power
of a court
to review decisions
and change outcomes
courts. appellate jurisdiction
- ecclesiastical jurisdiction
in its primary sense
does not signify jurisdiction
('church leadership'), but jurisdiction
such as disputes relating
to marriage, divorce, wills, and defamation, still
by the governor
of a state
of a territory, such as the power