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relief lacks necessary adverseness, (186) the Court's sanctioning
In sum, the requirement that the President defend statutes when doing so is essential to creating the adverseness necessary to satisfy Article III's requirements and result in a constitutional determination "prevents the Executive Branch from using litigation as a form of post-enactment veto of legislation that the current administration dislikes.
The gist of the question of standing is whether a party alleges "such personal stake in the outcome of the controversy as to assure that concrete adverseness which sharpens the presentation of issues upon which the court depends for illumination of difficult constitutional questions.
Should judges instead be actively involved in the review process to overcome the lack of adverseness and to obtain better information about the settlement and a truer picture of it?
62) In that statement, Justice Powell highlighted several of the same general purposes as standing law, including adverseness, concreteness, and the separation of powers.
President Clinton called on Americans to resist "the fear tactics and the adverseness to change that is behind much of the opposition to NAFTA.
Judge Feinberg, in rejecting that request, found that the "NSA has demonstrated a sufficient stake in the action and a real adverseness .
For example, in determining whether a given litigant has standing to raise an issue, courts following the Hart & Wechsler model ask whether the litigant has a sufficient personal stake to assure the adverseness needed for a full airing of the issues.
If it does, you need to rethink your response to senior management before they catch on to your limited viewpoint and adverseness to any risk-taking.