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Synonyms for actionable

subject to legal proceedings

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affording grounds for legal action

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Using hematocrit values, the percentage of patients with actionably abnormal values were similar.
In his view, a conflicted fiduciary is actionably disloyal where she fails to respond properly to a conflict.
If nothing else, the ruling makes clear that broadcasters must have some kind of notice that their speech could be actionably indecent before the FCC imposes sanctions.
Calls for the administering authority to determine whether the exchange rate of an exporting country's currency is fundamentally and actionably misaligned against the U.S.
Thus, strong legal and practical reasons support the Supreme Court's decision to rule that discrimination contrary to the Human Rights Code is not an independently actionably wrong for which punitive damages can be recovered.
Thus, the carrier may be obligated to act on the information that she is at risk for having or actually carrying an actionably harmed child.
Being proactive in complying with regulatory requirements as well as avoiding business bottom-line perils means any actionably valuable assessment must include the following:
For example, there is a long line of decisions that refuse to regard as actionably discriminatory sex-dependent hair-length restrictions that require men to wear their hair short while not imposing any similar limitation on women.
Moreover, it evades the censor--what might be actionably obscene with live bodies is merely pornographic when drawn.
The Commission found that "[t]o the extent that the colloquial terms that the participants used to describe organs and activities could be described as innuendo rather than as direct references, they are nonetheless sufficient to render the material actionably indecent because the 'sexual [and] excretory import' of those references was 'unmistakable.'" (88) The Commission also found that the hosts of the show "dwelled at length on and referred repeatedly to sexual or excretory activities and organs," and that "the descriptions of sexual and excretory activity and organs were not in any way isolated and fleeting." (89)
The most fruitful of these is the attempt to more precisely and actionably define "openness" in business ecosystems.
Can Plaintiff's Counsel convince a jury of non-gun owners that it is actionably negligent to sell someone "weapons and bullets" without giving them anything safety related?
When a slight chance of great harm exists, a defendant can be held actionably negligent.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for a unanimous Court, instead concluded that "[t]he Commission failed to give Fox or ABC fair notice prior to the broadcasts in question that fleeting expletives and momentary nudity could be found actionably indecent." (4) As a result of this lack of notice, "the Commission's standards as applied to these broadcasts were vague, and the Commission's orders must be set aside." (5) The Court specifically declined to rule on the constitutionality of the Commission's indecency regulations, noting that 'because the Court resolves these cases on fair notice grounds under the Due Process Clause, it need not address the First Amendment implications of the Commission's indecency policy." (6)