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But in the end that jurisdictional question does not have to be decided in this case, and we reserve our opinion on it.

The Normans used the Anglo-Saxon concepts of jurisdictional powers.

Some contraventions of right have already taken place, both within our jurisdictional limits and on the high seas.

In rather a different class from grants of jurisdictional liberties were special grants of free warren, felling of wood and fairs.

Over two score jurisdictional controversies appear for settlement at each annual convention of the American Federation.

But even time cannot obviate the seismic effects of new inventions, and shifts in jurisdictional matters are always imminent.

Jurisdictional strikes and unjustified secondary boycotts should be prohibited.

A discussion is in progress touching the jurisdictional treaty rights of the United States in Turkey.

Now come along or we'll be in the middle of a jurisdictional hassle when the native cops arrive.

She has never relinquished said right, either territorial or jurisdictional, to the General Government.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c. "administration of justice" (attested from mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Old French juridiccion (13c.) and directly from Latin iurisdictionem (nominative iurisdictio) "administration of justice, jurisdiction," from ius (genitive iuris; see jurist) "right, law" + dictio "a saying" (see diction). Meaning "extent or range of administrative power" is from late 14c. Related: Jurisdictional.

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