acquiescence

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acquiescence

1. An act of concurrence by adjoining property owners which resolves a boundary dispute or establishes a common boundary, where the definite or more accurate position of same has not or cannot be defined by survey.
2. The tacit consent of one owner, by not interposing a formal objection, to what might be an encroachment by an adjoining property owner over a questionable boundary.
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Revesz, Nonacquiescence by Federal Administrative Agencies,
(54) Nonacquiescence to the courts' rulings by the Secretary would have resulted in excessive litigation that will not be ultimately decided upon until the Supreme Court rules on the validity of the regulation.
Thus intercircuit nonacquiescence still requires an agency to
(1986) 'Nonacquiescence: outlaw agencies, imperial courts and the perils of pluralism', Vanderbilt Law Review, 39, 471-538.
A citation to a reported or a memo decision may be followed by "acq." (acquiescence) or by "nonacq." (nonacquiescence).
The IRS also in 1976, in anticipation of litigation in a similar case involving wholesale liquor, renewed its nonacquiescence to Pittsburgh Milk.
Her purity, validity, and genius are grudgingly recognized beneath her apparent madness--not viewed as a pose, but as an extreme form of "nonacquiescence"--which however was a threat to American culture, to the self-assuredness of American men, as well as a source of danger to the Baroness' own mental health.
"He impressed me with his knowledge of these things and provided me with some legal papers on 'nonacquiescence' that he was responsible for while at the Tulane Law School.
That type of nonacquiescence would place a president above the Court, render the judicial power a nullity, and ultimately cast doubt upon the very foundation of democratic government: namely, the rule of law.
Colby, Two Views on the Legitimacy of Nonacquiescence in Judicial Opinions, 61 TUL.