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PERSONAL JURISDICTION
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ELECTRONIC LAW REVIEW DEDICATED
FEDERAL RULE
GENERAL JURISDICTION
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QUESTION
STANDING
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POLICIES
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RULE
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CONTRARY
PROCEEDINGS
GRAND JURY
MATTERS
TITLE
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STATUTE
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CASE LAW
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PLEADINGS
SUMMARY JUDGMENT
COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL
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Definitions

  1. Federal courts (those operated by the federal government) are courts of limited jurisdiction.
  2. Federal courts are not forums in which to relitigate state trials.
  3. In the federal courts, the primary appellate courts are the U.S. courts of appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
  4. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  5. The lower federal courts were created by Congress.

Women

  1. Women can count on Alan Sandals to protect the Supreme Court and federal courts from nominees who would revoke our rights and cede our liberties.

Federal Prisoners

  1. Another provision of the federal habeas corpus statute, 28 U.S.C. § 2255, authorizes federal courts to furnish postconviction relief to federal prisoners.

Federal Habeas Corpus Proceeding

  1. Post-conviction relief in the federal courts is sought most commonly by way of a federal habeas corpus proceeding.

Judicial Branch

  1. This means that agencies of the Executive Branch, and also the federal Courts in the Judicial Branch, are prohibited from making law.
  2. The judicial branch is formed by the federal courts and headed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Personal Jurisdiction

  1. The same outer constitutional boundaries for personal jurisdiction apply in both state courts and federal courts.

Administrative Office

  1. The websites for the federal courts can be found at the Federal Court Locator, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

Electronic Law Review Dedicated

  1. The Federal Courts Law Review (FCLR) is an electronic law review dedicated to legal scholarship relating to federal courts.

Federal Rule

  1. Declaratory judgments in federal courts are governed by 28 U.S.C §2201 (1994) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 57.

General Jurisdiction

  1. The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation is a cassation instance in relation to the federal courts of general jurisdiction of republics or oblast.

Special Jurisdiction

  1. Federal courts of special jurisdiction include the U.S. TAX COURT and the BANKRUPTCY courts.
  2. There are federal courts with special jurisdiction in the fields of social security law (Bundessozialgericht) and tax law (Bundesfinanzhof).

Original Jurisdiction

  1. Federal courts of original jurisdiction are called district courts.

Article Iii

  1. Article III has resulted in a complex set of relationships between state and federal courts.

Lower Federal Courts

  1. The Judiciary Act of 1789 gave the Supreme Court authority to hear certain appeals brought from the lower federal courts and the state courts.

Question

  1. Before 1982, federal courts would not grant a preliminary injunction if they had any reasonable doubt about the validity of the patent in question.
  2. Second, all the lower federal courts that have thus far explicitly considered the question have held Stone v.

Standing

  1. The AALL list has been cited by state and federal courts as standing the test of adequacy, and most prison administrations refer to it as a minimum standard.

Required

  1. Registration is not required to obtain a copyright, though registration may be required to enforce a copyright in federal courts.

Answer

  1. Most states and the federal courts require a demurrer to be made at the time an answer is due.

Ability

  1. The failure to meet required deadlines, including jurisdictional deadlines, may jeopardize the ability to pursue habeas corpus relief in the federal courts.

Nature

  1. This Court discussed the applicability of a motion in federal courts in the nature of coram nobis in United States v.

Practice

  1. On July 20, 1979, Fred Phelps was permanently disbarred from practicing law in the state of Kansas,[22] but continued to practice in the Federal courts.

Guidance

  1. All Federal courts seeking domain registrations should contact the Administrative Office of the US Courts for their guidance on policy and naming.
  2. Some guidance on the question of patent eligibility has been provided by the Federal courts.

Questions

  1. An examination of how Miller has been misused by lower federal courts should begin with questions about the role of appellate court decision-making.

Review

  1. So long as such right remains, he does not have, and ought not have, the right to ask a review by one of the lower federal courts.

Policies

  1. The organization's right to set such policies has been upheld repeatedly by both state and federal courts.

United States Federal Courts

  1. An electronic law review dedicated to the United States federal courts.

United States

  1. Certain other writs are available in theory in the United States federal courts but are almost never used in practice.
  2. Subject-matter jurisdiction is significantly more limited in United States federal courts.
  3. Flash of genius A test for patentability formerly used by the United States Federal Courts.

Rule

  1. Personal jurisdiction in the federal courts is governed by rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
  2. The rule has certain well recognized exceptions, particularly in cases arising in the federal courts.

Applicable

  1. As it was not applicable in the circumstances of the Mayer case, this Court refused to say whether a motion coram nobis would ever lie in federal courts.

Contrary

  1. But contrary to the impression left by the ad, they aren't new: some federal courts allowed them prior to the USA Patriot Act.

Proceedings

  1. In proceedings in state and federal courts, patent agents cannot represent clients.

Grand Jury

  1. Federal courts use a grand jury that consists of 23 citizens but can operate with a quorum of 16.
  2. Williams, 504 U.S. 36 (1992), the Supreme Court suggested that federal courts have very limited supervisory control over the grand jury.

Matters

  1. Federal courts still retain authority over any matters that fall within the scope of their designated jurisdiction.

Title

  1. The procedure for criminal trials in federal courts is outlined in Title 18.

Disputes

  1. Disputes in the areas of real estate, insurance, small business, and consumer rights also fall within this broad category, in both state and federal courts.

Civil

  1. United States Marshal's Service - Agency which serves civil and criminal process in federal courts.

Violations

  1. It follows that under the Judiciary Act of 1789 the contempt powers of the federal courts comprehended the power to punish violations of their own orders.

Death Penalty

  1. There is substantial review by the federal courts, in practice, of state court decisions to impose the death penalty, however.

Forum Non Conveniens

  1. What we have prescribed for the federal courts with regard to forum non conveniens is not applicable to the States.

Admiralty

  1. Article III, Section 2 of the United States Constitution granted original jurisdiction to U.S. federal courts over admiralty and maritime matters.

Statute

  1. Congress has implemented the constitutional requirement by statute in federal courts by the Federal Jury Selection and Service Act of 1968, Pub.
  2. Conspiracy is governed by statute in federal courts and most state courts.

Decisions

  1. It can review most decisions of federal courts as well as the decisions of state courts involving questions of federal constitutional or statutory law.

Case Law

  1. This law enforcement activity has naturally generated a deluge of case law from the federal courts.
  2. Key rulings ran counter to early case law both in lower federal courts and in state courts construing analogous provisions of state constitutions.

Rules

  1. Since then, of course, Congress has authorized the Supreme Court to prescribe rules of procedure for the lower federal courts.

Pleadings

  1. As the pleadings and briefs filed by respondent in state and federal courts indicate, his legal abilities are scarcely those of a mental incompetent.

Summary Judgment

  1. Before February 2006, federal courts used summary judgment to dismiss many cases, most prominently employment discrimination and other civil rights cases.

Collateral Estoppel

  1. Federal courts have traditionally adhered to the related doctrines of res judicata (claim preclusion) and collateral estoppel (issue preclusion).

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