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CONFLICT. The opposition or difference between two judicial jurisdictions, when they both claim the right to decide a cause, or where they both declare their incompetency. The first is called a positive conflict, and the, latter a negative conflict.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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By articulating politically the equal right for all to health, and thereby to ARV treatment, AIDS-activists all over the world constituted a 'we', and their opponents became 'them.' The activists successfully represented the situation in a conflictual manner and people had to choose sides, "allowing for passions to be mobilized politically."(3) If we consider AIDS to be a 'crisis,' which became a 'hot issue' as the world community started to realize the severity of the crises, and which then became a 'concern of organized interest groups,' we see that Mouffe's conception of the political is the same as the one Ooms "are trying to move away from."
Moreover, both Iran and the US are in complex and conflictual security relationship that determines their bilateral ties and impacts the regional and super security complexes.
In a study conducted by Martins and Gouveia-Pereira (2012), adolescents with higher levels of suicidal ideation are those that present lower independence concerning their parents in the conflictual dimension, when compared to those with lower levels of suicidal ideation.
The Theory of Games studies mathematical models of conflictual (competitive) situations.
The inventory includes four dimensions for measuring the degree of participants' independence in parent-child relationships: functional, emotional, attitudinal, and conflictual independence.
These exercises are frequently cited as a cause of tension on the peninsula, causing North Korea to escalate its conflictual rhetoric and behavior.
Ello es un buen punto de partida para evitar la disparidad que acompana estos trabajos que unido a una coordinacion impecable producen un resultado equilibrado, riguroso y de gran utilidad tanto para los estudiosos de la seguridad y de las relaciones internacionales como para los profanos interesados en la practica conflictual internacional.
Foster care is a system created to protect children from an unsafe home environment yet multiple placements, conflictual relationships between foster parents and birth parents, drawn-out court battles and living in an ongoing state of not knowing when or if they will be going home are just some of the challenges many children in care are expected to manage.
The constraints are different, as the conflict narrative is made of small, but highly valuable details, conflictual identities built upon conflictual versions of the pasts.
For instance, it is common even for researchers or community workers to travel by bus or car to areas of north Belfast designated as "peaceful" (for instance, the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action [NICVA] building on Duncairn Gardens) or "conflictual" (for instance, the Tigers Bay estate).
Summary: The family of Imam Musa Sadr reacted to the killing of ousted Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi "with a strong emotional and conflictual charge," the lawyer of the Sadr family told The Daily Star Friday.