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Local Authority

Local Authority Related Items in the Asian Wiki Legal Encyclopedia: Local adjoining, civic, close, district, divisional, domestic, limited, localized, municipal, native, near, nearby, neighborhood, provincial, regional, restricted, sectional, subdivisional, surrounding, territorial Associated Concepts: local act, local action, local agent, local application, local assessment, local authorities, local bill, local concern, local improvement, local law, local rules, …… Authority authoritative rule for future similar cases, court rule, decision, judgment, judicial decision establishing a rule, judicial precedent, legislative precedent, order, precedent, precept, prior instance, ratio decidendi, ruling, sanction, statute, Associated Concepts: established authority,(Power), nounauctoritas, authoritativeness, control, dominance, domination, force, governance, importance, influence, position of influence, position of power, powers that be, seniority, source, supremacy, sway Associated Concepts: abuse of authority, acting under authority, actual authority, agency, apparent authority, authority by estoppel, authority coupled with an interest, authority of law, ……

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Prosecution of Crime

Prosecution of Crime Related Items in the Asian Wiki Legal Encyclopedia: Prosecution bringing to trial, legal action, legal process, legal trial, litigation, pursuit by a law enforcement agency, suit, trial, undertaking, Associated Concepts: criminal prosecution, lawful prosecution, pending prosecution, want of prosecution,(Government agency), nounthe government, the people, the prosecuting attorney, the state, state&, 39;s attorney Associated Concepts: the prosecution, …… Law, War and Crime Law, War and Crime Gerry Simpson (Polity Press, Cambridge, 2007, ix + 225 pp) Law, War and Crime is a history of international criminal law. The field is a young one and its tensions, ironies and incoherencies, illuminated in the first five chapters of Gerry Simpson’s book, are many; can, and how does, international criminal law transcend the charge of ‘victor’s justice?’ To what extent does international criminal law’s selectivity discredit its claims to universality and impartiality? Are war crimes trials fatally flawed by their inevitable politicization? What is the proper ‘place’ of the war crimes trial: within the state or above it? How well… Transnational crime Transnational crime From a criminological perspective, the concept of ‘transnational crime’ originates from the mid-1970s when the United Nations used the term in order to identify certain criminal activities […]

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Crime Preliminary Investigation

Crime Preliminary Investigation Related Items in the Asian Wiki Legal Encyclopedia: Preliminary antecedent, anterior, beginning, coming before, early, exordial, foregoing, former, inaugural, incipient, initial, initiatory, introductory, opening, original, preceding, precursive, precursory, preexisting, prefatory, preludial, prelusive, prelusory, preparative, preparatory, prevenient, previous, primary, prior, proemial, starting, trial Associated Concepts: preliminary agreement, preliminar}&, 39; hearing, preliminary injunction, preliminary notice, preliminary plea, preliminary relief, preliminary restraining order, …… Investigation careful study, close inquiry, collection of facts, detailed examination, examination, exhaustive study, exploration, formal scrutiny, indagatio, inquire to ascertain facts, inquiry, mquisitio, interrogation, investigatio, legal inquiry, official inquiry, probe, questioning, research, scrutinization, scrutiny, search, searching inquiry, statistical inquiry, strict inquiry, systematic search, Associated Concepts: blanket investigation, criminal investigation, governmental investigation, judicial investigation, legislative investigation, …… Transnational crime Transnational crime From a criminological perspective, the concept of ‘transnational crime’ originates from the mid-1970s when the United Nations used the term in order to identify certain criminal activities which transcend national jurisdictions. In 1995, the United Nations identified eighteen categories of transnational – and mostly organized – criminality. Transnational crime was then defined as ‘offences whose inception, prevention and/or direct or indirect effects involved more than one country.’ (UN Doc. A.CONF. 169/15/Add.1 (1995)). The crimes listed included […]

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Trademark

Trademark

Introduction to Trademark

Trademark, any word, phrase, or symbol used by manufacturers or sellers to identify their goods and distinguish them from the goods of others. Trademarks help consumers identify goods they have used and enjoyed in the past. Trademarks also allow co…

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Terrorism

Terrorism

Introduction to Terrorism

Terrorism, the deliberate creation and exploitation of fear for bringing about political change. All terrorist acts involve violence or-equally important-the threat of violence. These violent acts are committed by nongovernmental groups or individu…

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Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations

Introduction to Statute of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations, in law, statutes that fix a definite period of time within which a civil legal action or a criminal prosecution must be commenced. A plaintiff who has a cause of action loses the right of action if…

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Communism

Socialism Socialism Compared with Communism

Introduction to Communism

The terms socialism and communism were once used interchangeably. Communism, however, came to designate those theories and movements that advocated the abolition of capitalism and all private profit, by means of vi…

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Socialism

Socialism

Introduction to Socialism

Socialism, economic and social system under which essential industries and social services are publicly and cooperatively owned and democratically controlled with a view to equal opportunity and equal benefit for all. The term socialism also refers…

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Social Security

Social Security

Introduction to Social Security

Social Security, public programs designed to provide income and services to individuals in the event of retirement, sickness, disability, death, or unemployment. In the United States, the term social security refers specifically to the …

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Separation of Powers

Separation of Powers

Introduction to Separation of Powers

Separation of Powers, the doctrine and practice of dividing the powers of a government among different branches to guard against abuse of authority. A government of separated powers assigns different political and legal powers…

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