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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 Latin juris
'law' + dictio
'declaration') is the practical authority granted
to a legal
body to administer
justice, as defined
- legal systems original jurisdiction
of a court
is the power
to hear a case for the first
time, as opposed
to appellate jurisdiction
, when a higher
- Concurrent jurisdiction exists where
two or more courts
from different systems simultaneously
over a specific
case. This situation
- article concerning
authority, see jurisdiction
. A jurisdiction
is an area with a set of laws under
of a system
- Appellate jurisdiction
is the power
of an appellate court
to review, amend
and overrule decisions
of a trial court
or other lower
tribunal. Most appellate...
- Universal jurisdiction allows states
or international organizations
to claim criminal jurisdiction
over an accused person regardless
- Ecclesiastical jurisdiction
in its primary sense
does not signify jurisdiction
("church leadership"), but jurisdiction exercised
- concurrent jurisdiction
(or non exclusive jurisdiction
), in which
more than one court
may take jurisdiction
over the case. Exclusive jurisdiction
- A court
of general jurisdiction
is a court
to hear cases
of all kinds
– criminal, civil, family, probate, and so forth. All federal
- Extraterritorial jurisdiction
(ETJ) is the legal ability
of a government
to exercise authority beyond
boundaries. Any authority
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