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  • 1 Authority — In politics, authority (Latin auctoritas , used in Roman law as opposed to potestas and imperium ) is often used interchangeably with the term power . However, their meanings differ: while power refers to the ability to achieve certain ends,… …

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  • 2 authority — noun 1 (often authorities) people with responsibility for making decisions ADJECTIVE ▪ central, district, federal, local, municipal, regional ▪ government, pu …

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  • 3 Supreme court — For specific national supreme courts, see List of national supreme courts. A supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of many legal jurisdictions. Other descriptions for such courts include court of last resort, instance court,… …

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  • 4 authority — n. control power 1) to assume; delegate; demonstrate, show; establish; exercise, wield; invoke authority 2) to defy; deny, reject; undermine authority 3) absolute, complete, full, supreme, unquestioned; parental authority 4) authority for; over… …

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  • 5 Supreme Court of Pakistan — The Supreme Court (Urdu: عدالت عظمیٰ) is the apex court in Pakistan s judicial hierarchy, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. The Supreme Court sits in Islamabad. It has a number of de jure powers which are outlined in the… …

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  • 6 Supreme Court of the Philippines — The Supreme Court of the Philippines (Filipino: Kataas taasang Hukuman ng Pilipinas or Korte Suprema ) is the country s highest judicial court, as well as the court of last resort. The court consists of 14 Associate Justices and 1 Chief Justice.… …

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  • 7 Supreme Court of the United States — Final court of appeal in the U.S. judicial system and final interpreter of the Constitution of the United States. The Supreme Court was created by the Constitutional Convention of 1787 as the head of a federal court system, though it was not… …

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  • 8 Exercise Tiger — For the exercise in 1942, see Exercise Tiger (1942). Battle of Lyme Bay Part of World War II Lyme Bay shown within Great Britain …

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  • 9 Supreme Court of Japan — The Supreme Court of Japan (最高裁判所 Saikō Saibansho ; called 最高裁 Saikō Sai for short), located in Chiyoda, Tokyo is the highest court in Japan. It has ultimate judicial authority within Japan to interpret the Constitution and decide questions of… …

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  • 10 Supreme Court of Indiana — The Supreme Court of Indiana is the state supreme court of Indiana. The court was established by Article Seven of the Indiana Constitution and is the highest judicial authority within Indiana. The court is located at Indianapolis within the north …

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  • 11 Supreme Court of Norfolk Island — The Supreme Court of Norfolk Island hears certain cases in the Australian territory of Norfolk Island. It is the superior Court of Norfolk Island. Appeal lies to the Federal Court of Australia.Legal BasisThe Court was established by the Norfolk… …

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  • 12 Authority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Authority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 authority authority Sgm: N 1 influence influence patronage power preponderance credit prestige prerogative jurisdiction Sgm: N 1 right right …

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  • 13 New Jersey Supreme Court — Supreme Court of New Jersey Established 1947 in current form Location Trenton, New Jersey Composition method Executive appointment with legislative confirmation Authorized by New Jersey State Constitution …

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  • 14 PUBLIC AUTHORITY — PUBLIC AUTHORITY, in the context of this article, a term referring to an authoritative body composed of representatives of the public – whether appointed or elected by the latter – and entrusted with the duty and power to arrange various matters… …

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  • 15 United States Supreme Court cases involving Jehovah's Witnesses — Since the 1940s, the Jehovah s Witnesses have often invoked the First Amendment s freedom of religion clauses to protect their ability to engage in the that is central to their faith. This series of litigation has helped to define civil liberties …

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  • 16 Kansas Supreme Court — Infobox High Court court name = Kansas Supreme Court imagesize = 120px caption = established = country = United States flagicon|USA location = Topeka, Kansas type = Missouri plan with retention elections authority = Kansas Constitution terms = 6… …

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  • 17 Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority ArgueDate=March 19 ArgueYear=1984 ReargueDate=October 1 ReargueYear=1984 DecideDate=February 19 DecideYear=1985 FullName=Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit… …

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  • 18 Oregon Supreme Court — State Seal of Oregon Established 1841 Jurisdiction Oregon …

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  • 19 Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff ArgueDate=March 26 ArgueYear=1984 DecideDate=May 30 DecideYear=1984 FullName=Hawaii Housing Authority et al. v. Midkiff et al. USVol=467 USPage=229 Citation= Prior=Appeal from the United… …

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  • 20 Montana Supreme Court — Seal of the Montana Supreme Court Established 1841 Jurisdiction Montana …

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