Some articles on civil jurisdiction, jurisdiction, civil:
... of Justice sealed in 1823, had a criminal and civil jurisdiction similar to that of the superior Courts of England Courts of General and Quarter Sessions which could deal with “crimes and misdemeanours not ... Courts of Quarter Sessions were also few in number and had no civil jurisdiction ... It conferred upon the District Courts a civil jurisdiction ...
... magistrates of the provinces it also had jurisdiction over civil cases appealed from government officials of the city and original jurisdiction over all ... Civil suits of sufficient importance could be appealed from the Audiencia to the Council of the Indies, that exercised supreme authority over all overseas territories, and acted as a last resort Supreme ...
... With regard to jurisdiction, Marsilius distinguishes between divine and human laws, the first event which is independent of any human will and on the conduct of man in view of the afterlife, the ...
Famous quotes containing the words jurisdiction and/or civil:
“The putting into force of laws which shall secure the conservation of our resources, as far as they may be within the jurisdiction of the Federal Government, including the more important work of saving and restoring our forests and the great improvement of waterways, are all proper government functions which must involve large expenditure if properly performed.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“When civil fury first grew high,
And men fell out, they knew not why;
When hard words, jealousies, and fears,
Set folks together by the ears,
And made them fight, like mad or drunk,
For Dame Religion, as for punk;”
—Samuel Butler (16121680)