Territorial jurisdiction

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Geod Manson
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Territorial jurisdiction

Post by Geod Manson » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:25 pm

TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION the territory over which a government or a subdivision thereof has jurisdiction, 147 P.2d 858, 861; relates to a tribunal's power with regard to the territory within which it is to be exercised, and connotes power over property and persons within such territory. 94 N.E. 2d 438, 440.

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Re: Territorial jurisdiction

Post by Logos » Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:03 pm

For anyone interested: the first part, at least, is a definition from Black's. Full citations for the cases:
State v. Cox, 106 Utah 253, 257, 147 P.2d 858, 861 (Utah 1944)
Turnbaugh v. Dunlop, 406 Ill. 573, 576, 94 N.E.2d 438, 440 (Ill. 1950).

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