judicial proceeding


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Noun1.judicial proceeding - a legal proceeding in a courtjudicial proceeding - a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
custody battle - litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple
vexatious litigation - litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause; "he got an injunction against vexatious litigation by his enemies"
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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Probably it was something in the nature of a judicial proceeding. It must have lasted for some time, for it was then that these cigars were smoke.
I shall confine myself to a cursory review of the remaining powers comprehended under this third description, to wit: to regulate commerce among the several States and the Indian tribes; to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin; to provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the current coin and secureties of the United States; to fix the standard of weights and measures; to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws of bankruptcy, to prescribe the manner in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of each State shall be proved, and the effect they shall have in other States; and to establish post offices and post roads.
The power of prescribing by general laws, the manner in which the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of each State shall be proved, and the effect they shall have in other States, is an evident and valuable improvement on the clause relating to this subject in the articles of Confederation.
Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State.
And, by virtue of an optical illusion peculiar to judicial proceedings, these same spectators who had, probably, more than once applauded in the public square Djali's innocent magic were terrified by it beneath the roof of the Palais de Justice.
Under the CPC rule outlined above a second judicial proceeding would be dismissed or consolidated (if filed before the same court) where it is found to concern the same subject matter.
In practice, even now, nearly 90 years later, courts still grapple with questions about what acts are "necessarily preliminary" to a judicial proceeding. One Florida court has called such acts "steps in the judicial process." (22)
The Court ruled that, in order to comply with fundamental requirements of due process, 141 Funding was required to commence a judicial proceeding against Forest Glen under the NCAC to quiet title to the property.
GAP was summoned to judicial proceeding on 17 November 2011, at which preliminary orders were issued that included the prohibition of the shareholders meeting; prohibition of the removal of members of the board of directors and the audit committee; and that GAP's by-laws be respected.
This defect could be cured only by a judicial proceeding to reform the trust, filed within 90 days after the estate tax return was due (Sec.
He appealed, and both the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court affirmed the conviction, concluding that Article 36 does not create rights enforceable by an individual in a judicial proceeding. (23)
But the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act stipulates that "the United States Constitution shall not be construed to require any state or territory to give effect to any public act, record, or judicial proceeding respecting a relationship between persons of the same sex that is treated as a marriage under the laws of another state or territory." That attempt to reach judicial proceedings, normally not subject to "public policy exceptions," adds a new wrinkle, says Silberman.

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