Civil Jurisdiction

Some articles on civil jurisdiction, jurisdiction, civil:

District Court Of New South Wales - History
... 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 ...
Royal Audience Of Manila - Jurisdictions of The Audiencia - 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 criminal cases arising within five leagues of the city of Manila ... 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 ...
Defensor Minor - Civil Jurisdiction
... 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 second ...

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 (1857–1930)

    I’ve never been afraid to step out and to reach out and to move out in order to make things happen.
    Victoria Gray, African American civil rights activist. As quoted in This Little Light of Mine, ch. 3, by Hay Mills (1993)