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Subject to suit in a court of law.

su′a·bil′i·ty n.
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238) Although the Court can tailor suability to some degree through statutory interpretation, (239) the broad citizen-suit provisions of some statutes like those governing environmental protections leave less room for the role of interpretation.
But often the term "meaning" is used in a looser sense, of what de suability the original understanding should have in a world of changed circumstances.
His academic career spanned over fifty years, starting from an early paper on the suability of trade unions in 1961, through what he was working on when he passed away, an article on the duty of fair representation relating to British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Board) v Figliola.
Georgia the Supreme Court ruled 4-1 in favor of state suability.
Prince Miteb added that President Obama also expressed keenness to achieve suability in the Middle East and fight terrorism wherever it was.
The appropriate duration of persistence is normally achieved by structural modifications that improve suability in light without compromising biodegradability.
Instead, state suability depends (as we have seen) on exactly who is suing the state.
But, as far as online environment is concerned, SERVQUAL can not be used meaningfully, as online services possess some unique characteristics that offline services do not possess, which can affect the perception of service quality, such as connectivity issues, site suability and server issues etc.
officer's suability turned on whether the action was for breach of
675, 686 (1927) (saying that "[t]he sovereignty of the United States raises a presumption against its suability, unless it is clearly shown").
After an analysis of the words of the Constitution on the matter of state suability, Jay concluded that Chisholm "falls not only within the spirit, but the very words, of the Constitution" (p.