comity


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a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect

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2001) (affirming lower court ruling granting comity to French court decision determining who owned U.
powers, international comity, and defendants' convenience, courts
Comity also features prominently in the law of American federalism, but in that context, it operates within limits that have received almost no attention from scholarly commentators.
This is Comity Grove where "good neighbors live in good peace," just like the motto on the sign says when you enter our neighborhood.
The District Court did not reach the merits of the case, but instead dismissed based on forum non conveniens and international comity.
The Prime Minister said that the government "will be guided by the wisdom of the people, the vision of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the desire to see Pakistan acquire its rightful place in the comity of nations".
The importance of international comity stems from the basic principal that nations will typically favor their domestic interests over foreign interests presented in a domestic forum.
Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston; Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio; and Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, talked about the sudden outbreak of peace and comity in the 83rd legislative session.
How are the different themes of the various verses--courage, togetherness, truth, the Lord, peace, unity, the whole wide world, community, friendship, racial comity, and freedom--related to each other and to the song's repeated refrain and title, "We Shall Overcome"?
Summary: The UAE has made - in record time, a remarkable, comprehensive development that took the world by surprise, earning the country a prominent place among the comity of nations, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States (GCC), Dr Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, has said.
Defendants, however, have alleged that principles of international comity necessitate dismissal of the suit when the foreign country in which the human rights violations occurred has granted defendants amnesty.
section] 1341 (2006), bars jurisdiction and, even if the Tax Injunction Act does not apply, the principals of federalism and comity require abstention.
The Court's decision was the latest in what appears to be a national jurisprudential trend toward rejecting traditional principles of comity in the context of parallel actions in sister jurisdictions pertaining to environmental contamination.
1) International comity requires courts to balance competing public and private interests in a manner that takes into account any conflict between the public policies of the domestic and foreign sovereigns.