judicial principle


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Noun1.judicial principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
principle - a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles"
jus sanguinis - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents
jus soli - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is determined by the place of birth
preemption, pre-emption - the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject
relation back, relation - (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
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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"Under the judicial principle of 'res judicata', where a case in which there has been a final judgment is no longer subject to appeal, the Comelec must uphold its earlier ruling, said Arquiza.
'Under the judicial principle of 'res judicata' where a case in which there has been a final judgment is no longer subject to appeal, the Comelec must uphold its earlier ruling,' Arquiza said.
The investigative author, taking the judicial principle of Cui Bono (who gains), unravels not only the motivations and the cover-up of the Indian government but also the multifaceted interests of international actors, Israel and the USA.
Six of the 13 justices who unanimously found Dumayas guilty of flouting this basic judicial principle - Associate Justices Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Noel Tijam, Samuel Martires and Francis Jardeleza - had refused to inhibit themselves from hearing the quo warranto petition which Solicitor General Jose Calida brought to remove Sereno.
The report added that a judicial principle in 2013 gives women the right to divorce their husbands if they can not bear living with them.
Accordingly, the judicial principle that the Appeal Court relied on did not apply.
In conjunction with the release of COSCA's white paper, the NCSC has completed a draft version of a records management maturity model that provides courts with a self-assessment instrument to identify areas for improvement under each judicial principle. The maturity model has been released to the court community for comment.
In respect of Saudi Law, this law regulates the functional specializations of grievance board in Article 11 which provides: "the high administrative court is competent to look at the objections of decisions which are issued from the administrative appellant courts if the objection relates to:decision disagrees with the rules of Islamic law, decision disagrees with the rules of systems agree with Islamic law, decision applies or interprets the rules of Islamic law wrongly including contradiction with judicial principle approved by the high administrative court, decision issued from incompetent court, decision issued from a court which is formed illegally or if there is wrong in adaptation or description of the event".
And so on each occasion these circumstances appear, each time a person suppresses the rightful act of another and causes the intervention of an impartial and disinterested third who is motivated by a particular judicial principle and whose intervention is forceful and unavoidable, justice, according to Kojeve, has occurred.
The review petition had said the Federation was criticized without being heard regarding several important issues in the detailed judgement, in breach of the time-honoured judicial principle of natural justice.
"This court is guided by the judicial principle that we should decline to rule on the constitutionality of a legislative act if we are able to decide the case without reaching constitutional questions," wrote Justice W.