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Jurisdiction

Postby KatyBr » Mon Feb 21, 2005 9:36 pm

jurisdiction
The geographical area over which a court or government body has the power and right to exercise authority.
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ju·ris·dic·tion (jʊr'ĭs-dĭk'shən)
n.
Law. The right and power to interpret and apply the
1)law: courts having jurisdiction in this district.

a.Authority or control: islands under U.S. jurisdiction; a bureau with jurisdiction over Native American affairs.
b.The extent of authority or control: a family matter beyond the school's jurisdiction.
3)The territorial range of authority or control.
[Middle English jurisdiccioun, from Old French juridicion, from Latin iūrisdictiō, iūrisdictiōn- : iūris, genitive of iūs, law + dictiō, dictiōn-, declaration (from dictus, past participle of dīcere, to say).]

ju'ris·dic'tion·al adj.
ju'ris·dic'tion·al·ly adv.
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as regarding the 3rd meaning.
usage:A Boar Grizzley bear has a territoy he controls of about 70-400 square miles. He exerts Jurisdiction over the area. If you argue that the Juris in jurisdiction pertains only to a governing body. May I please introduce you to the Judge, Jury and Executioner of his territory, The Male adult Grizzly.


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Postby Flaminius » Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:22 am

But it's not prudent even for the MAG to exert his jurisprudence outside his jurisdiction.... Some of them have tasted lead when their approached village in search for mead.
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jurisdiction

Postby KatyBr » Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:28 am

Flam, I've read that sometimes their territores overlap, and usually human beings are not harassed when entering the area, I WASN'T, maybe the microcosm of Ursus arctos is more liberal that the countries of the world are with their respective jurisdictions. I hope that made Some sense

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And I'd certainly Never shoot one, it can make them extremely angry, and even somewhat more unpredictable.
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Postby Iterman » Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:49 pm

Flaminius wrote:But it's not prudent even for the MAG to exert his jurisprudence outside his jurisdiction.... Some of them have tasted lead when their approached village in search for mead.


Flam,
Are we political, with reference to the Sovjet bear that certainly "tasted lead" in Afghanistan, or is a more recent event and a subtle reference of the Eagle in Irak?
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not political

Postby KatyBr » Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:54 pm

nope, Flam, but if you must, go get 'em tiger! OOPs another country in question.

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I was just thinking about Ursus Arctus and how he allows other species , and even other bears to live at peace in his environment. But during mating season, all bets are off!
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