The legal power, right, or authority of a particular court to hear and determine causes, to try criminals, or to execute justice; judicial authority over a cause or class of causes; as, certain suits or actions, or the cognizance of certain crimes, are within the jurisdiction of a particular court, that is, within the limits of its authority or commission.
The authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate; the right of making or enforcing laws; the power or right of exercising authority.
Sphere of authority; the limits within which any particular power may be exercised, or within which a government or a court has authority.
No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction. Samuel Butler
You get a lawyer whether you're in a military tribunal or whether you're in a federal court, number one. The attorney general decided that the court with the biggest - with the greatest venue, with the best jurisdiction was the New York court. That was the right decision to make. Joe Biden
The real point is that totalitarian regimes have claimed jurisdiction over the whole person, and the whole society, and they don't at all believe that we should give unto Caesar that which is Caesar's and unto God that which is God's. Jeane Kirkpatrick
Like other antitrust agencies we make our assessment of a merger or antitrust case based on its impact on our jurisdiction, and not on the nationality of the companies. This is exactly what the U.S. antitrust agencies, the Justice Department and the FTC, do. Mario Monti
Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent. Robert Ballard
jurisdiction in French is jurisprudence, juridiction
jurisdiction in German is Rechtsprechung, Gerichtsbarkeit, Rechtsprechung
jurisdiction in Italian is giurisdizione
jurisdiction in Norwegian is domsmyndighet
jurisdiction in Spanish is jurisdicion
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