lack of subject matter

lack of subject matter

noun bereft of authority, deficient subject matter jurisdiction, inadequate subject matter jurisdiction, insufficient subject matter jurisdiction, lack of auuhority to hear and decide a case, lack of capacity to decide the matter in issue, lack of capacity to hear the controversy, lack of decision-making power over the case, lack of legal authority, lack of legal power to decide a case, lack of purview, want of subject matter jurisdiction, without subject matter jurisdiction
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The Defense Department then moved to dismiss the petition "for lack of subject matter jurisdiction," arguing that the ACLUF "lacks the standing to seek habeas corpus on the detainees behalf" and "circumstances do not warrant the ACLUF's immediate access to the detainee.
On Friday, December 15 2017 the FHC dismissed the application for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
This disproportionate emphasis on literacy backfires in later grades, when children's lack of subject matter knowledge impedes comprehension.
Shortly after the court dismissed a similar action brought by the same plaintiff based on lack of subject matter jurisdiction, the court issued an order requiring plaintiff to show cause why its complaint in this action should not also be dismissed given the complaints inadequate allegations concerning plaintiffs citizenship and the citizenship of the underlying trust.
When the parties fail to recognize lack of subject matter jurisdiction, which is often the case in removal cases involving LLCs, the court must step in.
The court concluded that the debtor had constitutional standing, and, thus, the district court's order was not infirm for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
Their petition was dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction pursuant to the state's same-sex marriage ban, and the parties appealed.
NOTEREF _ReC56116482 \h \* MERGEFORMAT) The District Court ultimately decided that due to the existing precedent in the Second Circuit, the court had to apply the statute as jurisdictional in nature and dismissed the claim for lack of subject matter jurisdiction (NOTEREF _Ref256116482 \h \* MERGEFORMAT)
Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dismissed the entire complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, because the law of nations does not recognize corporate liability.
The Appeals Court of Massachusetts held, inter alia, that on a motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, when a factual challenge has been made and matters outside the pleadings are presented and considered, the burden is on the plaintiff to prove jurisdiction.
Allegany Co-op Insurance Company moved for an order dismissing plaintiff's complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
The general rule in Illinois is that a lawsuit against a dead person is void for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.