nonargument


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nonargument

(ˌnɒnˈɑːɡjʊmənt)
n
a fallacious or flawed argument
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Leave aside the "tail-wagging-the-dog" nonargument of proponents that there must be a problem with the current system because no incumbent appellate judge has ever lost a retention election.
107) Since then, their purpose has not changed: staff attorneys help judges manage their caseloads by screening cases for nonargument review (108) and preparing memorandums and draft dispositions for cases on the nonargument track.
265) Ainsi, void la description de la pratique consacree pour la United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (Maine, Massachussets, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico et Rhode Island): The following types of cases are typically submitted on the briefs and referred to staff attorneys to prepare for nonargument disposition: pro se cases, bail appeals, recalcitrant witness matters, social security appeals, Anders brief cases, and cases in which all parties waive argument (ibid a la p 64).
Even now, it's really hard to get the idea out there that all the spending is not actually causing an economic recovery, and that the argument of whether we need to spur the recovery first or pay off the deficit first is a nonargument because that money is not actually making the economy work better.
To formalize the opposition between the reflexive passive and the impersonal reflexive, he distinguishes between argument se and nonargument se.
2000): detailed consideration of intramural procedures of appellate case management, such as the screening, nonargument calendar, and decisions without published opinions.
76) The memorandum showed, for example, that the Federal Circuit is the only circuit in which the staff appears to play no role in nonargument decision making.
In contrast, Whitney Houston's "I'm You're Baby Tonight" video is assessed as nonargument, with a 2.
140) A United States district court granted habeas corpus relief because of the lawyer's failure to present and argue evidence in mitigation, but the Fifth Circuit, characterizing counsel's nonargument as a "dramatic ploy," found that the attorney's performance satisfied Strickland.
I begin with the initial screening of appeals, and then move on to mediation, followed by nonargument cases and argument cases, and, finally, disposition procedures--describing and analyzing each practice.
Four times a year, Judge Honey sits with the court and does some nonargument cases.