Civil Procedure

The Legal History of Civil Procedure This section provides an overview of Civil Procedure Civil Procedure and the Federal Courts: Main Elements The coverage of Civil Procedure and the Federal Courts includes the following main elements: Federal or State Law For detailed information on this […]

Infringement Procedure (EU)

Hierarchical Display of Infringement procedure (EU) European Union > European Union law > EU law > Application of EU law > Infringement of EU law
Law > Justice > Legal action > Appeal to the Court (EU) > Action for failure to fulfil an obligation Infringement procedure (EU) Concept of […]

Judicial Review

Introduction The U.S. case Marbury v. Madison (1803) held that the power of a court to decide what is the meaning of the American Constitution was implicit in an independent judiciary. This power of judicial review in the U.S. was a unique feature of the U.S. constitutionalism well into the […]

Injunction

Introduction to Injunction Injunction, generally, an order or decree in the law of equity, requiring a defendant to refrain from committing a specific act, either in process or threatened, injurious to the plaintiff. Injunctions are granted on the usual grounds for equitable actions, namely, […]

Administrative Court

Administrative Court in Election Law Type of court specialised in ruling on disputes between the public authorities and individuals. It can be mandated by electoral law to rule on election-related disputes. Resources See Also Election Law Electoral Laws Electoral Legislation

Action for Annulment

Hierarchical Display of Action for annulment Law > Justice > Legal action > Action brought before an administrative court
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Law > Civil law > Civil law > Abuse of power Action for annulment Concept […]

Legal Expenses

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Legal expenses Concept of Legal expenses See the dictionary definition of Legal expenses. Characteristics of Legal expenses [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Legal expenses Spanish: Costas judiciales French: Frais […]

Criminal Court

Hierarchical Display of Criminal court Law > Organisation of the legal system > Legal system > Ordinary court of law
Law > Justice > Judicial proceedings > Criminal procedure
Law > Criminal law > Criminal law Criminal court Concept of Criminal court See the dictionary definition of […]

Offence

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Victim

Spanish Translation of victimThis is the legal translation of English to Spanish in relation to victim and / or a definition of this topic: Víctima (in Spanish, without translation of the dictionary entry).

Criminal Proceedings

Introduction This entry provides an overview of the legal framework of criminal proceedings, with a description of the most significant features of criminal proceedings at international level. Related Work and Conclusions Resources See Also References (Papers) The Third Party Doctrine And […]

Criminal Negligence

Negligence Criminal Negligence

Introduction to Criminal Negligence

An individual may be guilty of criminal negligence if the act is committed while violating a particular statute. For example, a statute requiring the operation of an automobile at a limited speed in a school zone dur…

Damage

Product Damage in the Convention on Law Applicable to Products Liability Article 1 This is the basic article concerned with the scope, or field of application, of the Convention. It provides that, subject to one exception, the Convention shall determine 'the law applicable to the liability […]

Action to Establish Liability on the Part of An Administration

Hierarchical Display of Action to establish liability on the part of an administration Law > Justice > Legal action > Action brought before an administrative court
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Court of Civil Jurisdiction

Hierarchical Display of Court of civil jurisdiction Law > Organisation of the legal system > Legal system > Ordinary court of law
Law > Civil law > Civil law
Law > Justice > Judicial proceedings > Civil procedure Court of civil jurisdiction Concept of Court of civil jurisdiction See the […]

Administrative Responsibility

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Evidence

Introduction to Evidence Evidence, the means by which disputed facts are proved to be true or untrue in any trial before a court of law or an agency that functions like a court. Because American law is committed to a rational rather than a formalistic system of evidence, no value is assigned […]

Administrative Measure

Hierarchical Display of Administrative measure Politics > Executive power and public service > Administrative law
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Settlement of Disputes

  PART XV SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 279 Obligation to settle disputes by peaceful means States Parties shall settle any dispute between them concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention by peaceful means in accordance with Article 2, […]

Damages

Introduction to Damages Damages, an award of money that a court of law requires be given to one who has suffered a loss, injury, or invasion of a legal right (as when one party to a contract does not fulfill its obligations) as a result of the act of another. Damages may be compensatory or […]

International Arbitration

International arbitration is the settlement by a mutually acceptable third party of disputes between sovereign states. Modern international arbitration began with the conclusion of Jay's Treaty (1794) by Great Britain and the United States. Numerous disputes were arbitrated during the 19th […]

Special Procedure

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Special procedure Concept of Special procedure See the dictionary definition of Special procedure. Characteristics of Special procedure [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Special procedure Spanish: […]

Witness Protection

Hierarchical Display of Witness protection Law > Justice > Judicial proceedings > Criminal procedure
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Terrorism

What is Terrorism? Government Definitions of Terrorism Introduction to Terrorism Legal statutes in most countries around the world regard terrorism as a crime. Yet there is considerable variation in how these laws define terrorism, even in countries whose laws derive from a common origin. […]