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synonyms for jurisdiction

  • administration
  • arbitration
  • authority
  • command
  • commission
  • control
  • discretion
  • district
  • domination
  • influence
  • power
  • prerogative
  • purview
  • rule
  • scope
  • sovereignty
  • supervision
  • territory
  • zone
  • area
  • bailiwick
  • circuit
  • compass
  • confines
  • dominion
  • empire
  • extent
  • field
  • hegemony
  • inquisition
  • judicature
  • limits
  • magistracy
  • might
  • orbit
  • province
  • range
  • reach
  • reign
  • right
  • say
  • slot
  • sphere
  • sway
  • turf
  • stomping grounds
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antonyms for jurisdiction

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  • impotence
  • incapacity
  • powerlessness
  • submission
  • surrender
  • weakness
  • yielding
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How to use jurisdiction in a sentence

In July, the Texas Supreme Court rejected a case calling the state’s shutdown unconstitutional, saying it lacked jurisdiction.
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Many, but not all, election jurisdictions use these barcodes on ballot envelopes, allowing both USPS and voters to look up the status of their ballot.
VOTING BY MAIL IS MORE SECURE THAN THE PRESIDENT SAYS. HOW TO MAKE IT EVEN SAFERMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
Poll workers are ultimately selected by the election commissioner of each county, depending on the needs of the jurisdiction.
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Those decisions are made by local jurisdictions following internal investigations.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: JONES, COVID-19 AND THE IRONY OF REMOTE VOTINGSARA LIBBY AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Concerns about teaching students in China online—or anywhere, when the course material involves China—amplified after Beijing imposed a new vaguely worded national security law on Hong Kong in June that claims sweeping extraterritorial jurisdiction.
UNIVERSITIES TEACHING CHINESE STUDENTS REMOTELY NEED TO SCALE THE GREAT FIREWALLTRIPTI LAHIRIAUGUST 23, 2020QUARTZ
Across the country, election administrators and their staffs are facing unprecedented attacks, much of it from outside their jurisdictions, from both left- and right-wing voters and activists.
FOR ELECTION ADMINISTRATORS, DEATH THREATS HAVE BECOME PART OF THE JOBBY JESSICA HUSEMANAUGUST 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
Should the new Australian rules be introduced, it could pave the way for other global jurisdictions to follow suit — not least as regulatory pressure continues to ramp up on the digital giants in Europe.
EXPLAINED: GOOGLE’S TUSSLE IN AUSTRALIA OVER PAYING PUBLISHERS FOR NEWSLARA O'REILLYAUGUST 19, 2020DIGIDAY
For starters, we don’t know how often police departments in the US use facial recognition for the simple reason that in most jurisdictions, they don’t have to report when they use it to identify a suspect in a crime.
THERE IS A CRISIS OF FACE RECOGNITION AND POLICING IN THE USTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So they know that they have to show themselves to be representative of everybody in their jurisdiction, not just the traditional folk that have been voting for them for the last 60 years.
COURT DECISION ON ASYLUM SEEKERS RESONATES WITH WASHINGTON AREA LATINOSTRUTHBETOLDJULY 7, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
Research at the national level suggests that jurisdictions with citizen review boards uphold more excessive force complaints than jurisdictions that rely on internal mechanisms.
POLICE OFFICERS ACCUSED OF BRUTAL VIOLENCE OFTEN HAVE A HISTORY OF COMPLAINTS BY CITIZENSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 1, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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