justiciable case


justiciable case
A case which presents a justiciable controversy. See justiciable controversy.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • justiciable controversy — A controversy in which a present and fixed claim of right is asserted against one who has an interest in contesting it; rights must be declared upon existing state of facts and not upon state of facts that may or may not arise in future. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • justiciable controversy — A controversy in which a present and fixed claim of right is asserted against one who has an interest in contesting it; rights must be declared upon existing state of facts and not upon state of facts that may or may not arise in future. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • case of actual controversy — The phrase in Federal Declaratory Judgment Act connotes controversy of justiciable nature, excluding advisory decree on hypothetical facts. John P. Agnew & Co., Inc. v. Hoage, 69 App.D.C. 116, 99 F.2d 349, 351. See cases and controversies …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Altvater v. Freeman — Infobox SCOTUS case Litigants = Altvater v. Freeman ArgueDate = April 19 ArgueYear = 1943 DecideDate = May 24 DecideYear = 1943 FullName = Altvater v. Freeman USVol = 319 USPage = 359 Citation = 319 U.S. 359 Prior = Subsequent = Holding =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Baker v. Carr — Infobox SCOTUS case Litigants=Baker v. Carr ArgueDateA=April 19 ArgueDateB=20 ArgueYear=1961 ReargueDate=October 9 ReargueYear=1961 DecideDate=March 26 DecideYear=1962 FullName=Charles W. Baker et al. v. Joe. C. Carr et al. USVol=369 USPage=186… …   Wikipedia


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