question of law

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Noun1.question of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decidequestion of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
question, head - the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The Report thus became, both as to the matter concerned and for the minister himself, the same as a report to the Chamber of Deputies on a question of laws,--namely, a disquisition in which the reasons for and against are stated with more or less partiality.
Article 189 provides that 'any decision of the Supreme Court shall, to the extent it decides a question of law or is based upon or enunciates a principle of law, be binding on all other courts in Pakistan'.
The classification of claimants was an obvious recognition that 'no common question of law and fact exists between/among the claimants,' the CA said.
Additionally, courts have sometimes held that what seems to be a pure question of law is really a mixed question of law and fact in order to apply the doctrine.
Related: 6 tips to prevent construction worksite fall and asbestos exposure risks Justice Jaynee LaVecchia, writing for the court, said the issue could not be completely addressed in a question of law.
Kung dahil sa question of law, eh nakakalungkot man pero mayroon hong batas eh.
She went on to say, that district courts are beginning to provide guidance on the nuanced issues these lawsuits raise, with a number of recent decisions treating FCRA willfulness as a question of law in class actions against employers.
But courts in different circuits already use different rubrics to assess likelihood of confusion (some treating it as a question of law, others treating it as a question of fact, and most using their own iteration of factors to be considered), and a final decision from one circuit will nonetheless bar re-litigation of likelihood of confusion in other circuits.
9 Ivanishvili said this is the question of law, adding that the prosecution didn't violate any laws with regard to the Ministry of Defense.
We further announce, as we have indicated before, the appeal on conviction is based on a question of law," NPA spokesman Nathi Ncube told PowerFM radio.
Furthermore, the Court has advisory jurisdiction in giving opinion to the Government on a question of law.
Lemire, who is expected to preside over the hearing, to report the following question of law to the Appeals Court: