Concurrent Jurisdiction


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Concurrent Jurisdiction

The authority of several different courts, each of which is authorized to entertain and decide cases dealing with the same subject matter.

State and federal courts possess concurrent jurisdiction over particular civil lawsuits, such as an action to declare a state law unconstitutional. Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over other matters, such as cases involving Patents.

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Grace Relucio Princesa, to the Holy See with concurrent jurisdiction over Malta; Frank Revil Cimafranca, to Greece and Cyprus; Marichu Barredo Mauro, to Brazil with concurrent jurisdiction over Colombia, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela; Hjayceelyn Mancenido Quintana, to the United Arab Emirates;
Gadon also explained that the case has been filed with the DOJ has a concurrent jurisdiction with the Office of the Ombudsman.
The CA is conferred concurrent jurisdiction with the Competition Commission to enforce the CO in respect of the conduct of certain undertakings operating in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, including merger and acquisition activities involving carrier licensees.
34) The 1994 ILC Draft included a provision that allowed the ICC to have automatic jurisdiction over the crime of genocide, which would have created a truly concurrent jurisdiction, at least over those offenses.
There is even a bill to provide a non-New Hampshire bar member as "counsel" to help in that process, which seeks to give a legislative committee concurrent jurisdiction with the courts over perceived citizen complaints.
With 38 years of foreign service under his belt, Vigngo said the UAE is his first posting in the Middle East, after serving as ambassador to South Africa with concurrent jurisdiction over Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, and the Kingdom of Lesotho from December 2011 until May 2014, and in posts in Japan and Europe, mainly in Germany, Austria, and Romania from 1977 to 2011.
Fellow researchers and practitioners in international human rights law honor him and his work with 27 essays on Jallow himself; the role of the international prosecutor; institutional dimensions of international criminal justice; substance and process in international criminal justice; gender-based crimes under international criminal law; concurrent jurisdiction between national and international courts; and international law, human rights, and governance.
Depending on the legislation and the nature of the dispute, other tribunals may possess overlapping jurisdiction, concurrent jurisdiction, or themselves be endowed with exclusive jurisdiction.
98) While rarely pursued, (99) several installations have effectively retroceded jurisdiction over juvenile offenses to the state, thereby allowing the state to exercise concurrent jurisdiction over on-post juvenile misconduct.
The FTC takes the position that Congress granted it broad powers to regulate unfair and deceptive practices under Section 5 of the FTC Act, including concurrent jurisdiction over the privacy and security practices of companies regulated under HIP.
17) The IAD and the writ ad prosequendum make exercising concurrent jurisdiction possible by providing the means to transfer defendants between jurisdictions for prosecution and sentencing.
whether the state courts had concurrent jurisdiction under the

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