germaneness


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Noun1.germaneness - pertinence by virtue of a close relation to the matter at hand
applicability, pertinence, pertinency - relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand

germaneness

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But the question of germaneness is not likely to do all the work we need done in the free speech area.
364, 400 (1984); see also Renee Lettow Lerner, Unconstitutional Conditions, Germaneness, and Institutional Review Boards, 101 Nw.
146) Eighteenth-century parliamentary records do not use the term "germane" to describe the necessary connection between the subject of a bill and its amendment, but they support the conclusion that the germaneness rule of Mason's Manual was already in place.
The Court has been clear that when "strings" on federal money lack germaneness and proportionality, the result can be extortionate.
The ACA obviously flunks the germaneness test, without which the House's constitutional power of originating revenue bills would be nullified.
The approach outlined herein avoids judicial inquiries into the acceptable degree of an amendment's germaneness to the original bill and the revenue effects of a bill amidst a changing macroeconomic environment--all nettlesome endeavors fraught with impracticalities and separation of powers concerns.
conditions doctrine, in which the test is one of germaneness rather than
Some courts analyze amendments to claims under two distinct doctrines: the general claim doctrine and the germaneness doctrine.
Without adherence to this principle of germaneness, a taxpayer might be permitted to amend any refund claim in perpetuity" (Larson, 89 Fed.
In the UFCW case, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit held that organizing new union members was insufficiently related to bargaining on behalf of existing members to meet Beck's test for germaneness.
On the favorable side is the germaneness of human rights to the IGOs' goals.
This is often referred to as the germaneness requirement.