comity

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The informal and voluntary recognition by a court of the laws and decisions of another
An association of nations (or other forces) for their mutual benefit; comity of nations

Democrats took control of the House and Senate after 12 years of nearly unbroken Republican rule, with resolute calls for bipartisan comity and a pledge to move quickly on an agenda of health care, homeland security, education and energy proposals.

Courtesy and considerate behaviour towards others; social harmony
{i} civility; honorable or civil behavior
Corporation by estoppel
(From Latin comitas: "courteousness" or comitas gentium: "the courteousness of nations ") The practice or courtesy existing between countries whereby the laws and institutions of each are recognized and respected Comity is to be distinguished from international law, because international law is a binding obligation and comity is not mdp mm
a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
Mildness and suavity of manners; courtesy between equals; friendly civility; as, comity of manners; the comity of States
A code of etiquette that governs the interactions of courts in different states, localities and foreign countries Courts generally agree to defer scheduling a trial if the same issues are being tried in a court in another jurisdiction In addition, courts in this country agree to recognize and enforce the valid legal contracts and court orders of other countries
The court in one state accepts the law of another state
The doctrine requiring courts of one state to recognize the laws and judgments of competent courts of another state, in order to secure the reciprocal recognition by that foreign state of the laws and the judgments of the first state See Story, Joseph (infra); see also Tetley, M L C , 2 Ed , 1998 at pp 1095-1097; Tetley, Int'l C of L , 1994 at pp 9, 320
comity of nations
courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of another
comity

    Silbentrennung

    co·mi·ty

    Türkische aussprache

    kōmîti

    Aussprache

    /ˈkōmətē/ /ˈkoʊmɪtiː/

    Etymologie

    [ 'kä-m&-tE, 'kO- ] (noun.) 1543. From Latin comitas, from comis (“courteous”)

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