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contentious

Law relating to a cause or legal business that is contested, esp a probate matter
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The three groups called leadership committee are discussing contentious issues but until now, there is no significant progress on the contentious matters," explained Tombe.
Its origins lie in the law of ancient Rome, which appears to have divided judicial actions into two forms: iurisdictio contentiosa and iurisdictio voluntaria, or contentious and "voluntary" jurisdiction.
For the first time, AGM Agenda creates a level playing field among investor classes by allowing individuals access to the same level of information and analysis that institutional investors use to identify contentious votes," says Mr Carrasco.
Chairman Baburam Bhattarai of the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee, a CA committee responsible for settling the contentious issues of the new constitution, has intensified cross- party talks to bridge the gap.
Paula Myers, partner in the commercial litigation team at Newcastle-based law firm Ward Hadaway, has been shortlisted for Contentious Solicitor of the Year by the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors (ACTAPS).
Therefore, if we are to integrate the regime type analysis that has been a central component in studies of contentious politics, we need to identify ways to assess and characterize the forms that the regime take at the local level in the middle of a civil wars.
He added: "If the Haass talks are going to deliver long-term solutions rather than short-term fixes, then they must deliver a new human rights-based approach to tackling contentious issues in Northern Ireland.
When I'd encounter John in his curatorial lair at the Pasadena Art Museum or at the contentious old Madison Avenue offices of Artforum or during a boisterous dinner party at his Cedar Street loft, it was as if Clement Greenberg had donned the helmet of General Patton.
BEIRUT: The contentious issue of appointments to a host of civil service positions is "85 percent" completed, according to State Minister Panos Manjian.
The letter noted: "We commend the FAO and your office for weighing in on this important yet still contentious area and offering reasoned optimism about the role that agricultural biotechnology should play in meeting the needs of the poor and humanity in the 21st century.
And the APA program is designed not to "give away the store"--as some have intimated--but to reach a fair and equitable resolution of contentious issues between governments before the return is filed.
Last Saturday he alleged: "The first four league games have all had contentious decisions in them and every one of them has gone against us.