ARTICLES

A motion for sanctions is a document submitted to the court to describe conduct that violates rules of the court by the other parties in a civil proceeding, according to the Cornell University Law School's Legal Informat...

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Equal protection, as supported by the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, provides equal protection of the law to all individuals within each state's jurisdiction, according to Cornell Univ...

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A statute of limitations is a law that sets a deadline charging someone with committing a crime for filing suit after an injury has been suffered.The statute of limitations deadlines vary depending on the jurisdiction an...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

In Marbury v. Madison, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a court can declare an act of Congress void when it conflicts with the Constitution, according to the Legal Information Institute. The decision makes the Court the ...

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The legal doctrine of "respondeat superior" is a concept in tort law when a court system holds an employer legally responsible for the acts of an employee if negligence occurs within the scope of the employee's work, acc...

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The Legal Information Institute at Cornell University defines original jurisdiction as the power of a court to hear the case that has been bought before it. When a court has original jurisdiction, it has the authority to...

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A loose constructionist views the U.S. Constitution as a document whose interpretation should change as society changes, according to Cornell University Legal Information Institute. A Supreme Court Justice with a loose c...

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