Appellate review
In law, an appeal is a process for requesting a formal change to an official decision. They normally consist of an appellant, who requests the appeal, and an appellee who is subject to it (these terms...
Military law
Military justice is the body of laws and procedures governing members of the armed forces. Many states have separate and distinct bodies of law that govern the conduct of members of their armed forces...
Promulgation
Promulgation is the act of formally proclaiming or declaring a new statutory or administrative law after its enactment. In some jurisdictions, this additional step is necessary before the law can tak...
Toothpaste tube theory
There are different theories, in different formulations, which each have been popularly called the toothpaste tube theory. These theories usually are based on the observation that when one squeezes on...
Privative clause
An ouster clause or privative clause is, in countries with common law legal systems, a clause or provision included in a piece of legislation by a legislative body to exclude judicial review of acts a...
Discretionary review
Discretionary review is the authority appellate courts have to decide which appeals they will consider from among the cases submitted to them. This offers the judiciary a filter on what types of cases...
Conscientious objection
A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion. In general, conscien...
Polycentricity
Polycentricity is a concept in Canadian administrative law. According to the Supreme Court of Canada in Pushpanathan v. Canada, the concept is "well known to academic commentators". The court quotes ...
Administrative proceeding
An administrative proceeding is a non-judicial determination of fault or wrongdoing and may include, in some cases, penalties of various forms. They are typically conducted by government or military ...
Invited error
Invited error refers to a trial court's error against which a party cannot complain to an appellate court because the party encouraged or prompted the error by its own conduct during the trial. The or...
List of military occupations
This article presents a list of military occupations. Only military occupations since the customary laws of belligerent military occupation were first clarified and supplemented by the Hague Conventio...
Insurance regulatory law
Insurance regulatory law is the body of statutory law, administrative regulations and jurisprudence that governs and regulates the insurance industry and those engaged in the business of insurance. In...
Letter of marque
In the days of fighting sail, a letter of marque and reprisal was a government license authorizing a person (known as a privateer) to attack and capture enemy vessels and bring them before admiralty c...
Ultra vires
Ultra vires is a Latin phrase meaning "beyond the powers". If an act requires legal authority and it is done with such authority, it is characterised in law as intra vires ("within the powers"). If it...
Moroccan Dahir
A Dahir (Arabic: ظهير‎) is a Moroccan King's decree.
General order
In militaries and paramilitary organizations, a general order is a published directive, originated by a commander, and binding upon all personnel under his command, the purpose of which is to enforce ...
Administrative Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China
The Administrative Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China (APL) is legislation passed in 1990 that authorized private suits against administrative organs and personal on the grounds of infrin...
Appeal
In law, an appeal is a process for requesting a formal change to an official decision. They normally consist of an appellant, who requests the appeal, and an appellee who is subject to it (these terms...
Reversible error
In law, a reversible error is an error by the trier of law (judge) or the trier of fact (the jury or the judge if it is a bench trial) or malfeasance by one of the trying attorneys, which results in a...
Commission for Taxi Regulation
The Commission for Taxi Regulation (also An Coimisiún Um Rialáil Tacsaithe and Taxi Regulator) was a public body in Ireland that existed between 2004 and 2011 regulating small public service vehicles ...
Laws of war
The law of war is a legal term of art that refers to the aspect of public international law concerning acceptable justifications to engage in war (jus ad bellum) and the limits to acceptable wartime c...
Global administrative law
Global administrative law is an emerging field that is based upon a dual insight: that much of what is usually termed “global governance” can be accurately characterized as administrative action; and ...
Regulatory reform
Regulatory Reform concerns improvements to the quality of government regulation.At the international level, the "OECD Regulatory Reform Programme is aimed at helping governments improve regulatory qua...
Superior orders
Superior orders, often known as the Nuremberg defense, lawful orders or by the German phrase "Befehl ist Befehl" ("orders are orders"), is a plea in a court of law that a person, whether a member of t...
Reduction in rank
Reduction in rank may refer to two separate concepts:
Reduction in rank (Latin gradus deiectio meaning position degradation) was used as a Roman military punishment. [1]