disentitle

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disentitle

to deprive of a title, right, or claim.
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it disentitles the defendant to call upon the resources of the Court for determination of his claims.
56, "the important point is not the moment at which the individual acquires the status in question, it is the moment at which that status is held against him or disentitles him to a benefit.
36) The Court held that "[w]hile such an escape does not strip the case of its character as an adjudicable case or controversy, we believe it disentitles the defendant to call upon the resources of the Court for determination of his claims.
The decision does not explicitly restrict the federal courts' authority to disentitle the fugitive in civil forfeiture proceedings.
219) The Government could hardly disentitle Brian Degen from defending the criminal case against him or demand that the trial court enter a default judgment.
certain circuits and district courts have in the last several years applied the doctrine expansively to disentitle criminal fugitives from seeking affirmative relief in, and even defending against, civil cases.
131) Accordingly, the justification that flight shows such a level of disrespect for the courts that it disentitles the defendant to an appeal seems to apply to pre-appeal flight.
As was mentioned earlier, two views of discretion exist: Those who hold one view worry that discretion will disentitle claimants (Lipsky 1984; Prottas 1979), and those who hold the other view see discretion as a way for bureaucrats to infuse their professional values into the policy process.