Jurisdiction - Wikipedia
Jurisdiction is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice
within a defined area of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law. In the federations ... More »
the right, power, or authority to administer justice by hearing and determining controversies.
power; authority; control: He has jurisdiction over all American soldiers in the area.
the extent or range of judicial, law enforcement, or other authority: This case comes under the jurisdiction of the local police.
the territory over which authority is exercised: All islands to the northwest are his jurisdiction.
Definition of jurisdiction: Power or right of a legal or political agency to exercise
its authority over a person, subject matter, or territory. Jurisdiction over a person ...
jurisdiction. n. the authority given by law to a court to try cases and rule on legal
matters within a particular geographic area and/or over certain types of legal ...
One of the most fundamental questions of law is whether a given court has
jurisdiction to preside over a given case. A jurisdictional question may be broken
Jurisdiction. The geographic area over which authority extends; legal authority;
the authority to hear and determine causes of action. Jurisdiction generally ...
Definition of JURISDICTION: The power and authority constitutionally conferred
upon (or constitutionally recognized as existing in) a court or judge to pronounce
Jurisdiction is the authority granted by law to the courts to rule on legal matters
and render judgments, according to the subject matter of the case, and the ...
Definition of jurisdiction: The geographical area over which a court or
government body has the power and right to exercise authority.
May 28, 2016 ... Definition of jurisdiction in a lawsuit, types of jurisdiction, federal vs. state
jurisdiction, and how jurisdiction is decided.