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contentious

Law relating to a cause or legal business that is contested, esp a probate matter
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SYDNEY Mitchell is recognised in the Top Tier of the Legal 500 and 'punches above its weight' for contentious and noncontentious matters, according to the esteemed guide.
Voting on the election law is a contentious option, as it sharpens the already existing national rift; and it does not solve the problem," Fayyad said.
The 7+7 committee meeting to discuss 15 contentious issues in the recommendations of the national dialogue was delayed from Sunday to Monday
The State Election Commission posted on its website Tuesday the names of 39,502 voters considered contentious.
Asked if there were any contentious provisions in the FOI EO and if those provisions prevented Duterte from signing the document, the Palace official said: 'Wala naman contentious issues doon sa Freedom of Information executive order.
Youssef Chahed, Minister of Local Affairs said the meeting was adjourned for lack of consensus over the article on the right of military and security personnel to vote in elections and contentious points over this issue.
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Below, we demonstrate that the failure of the early federal courts to curb non-contentious proceedings resulted not from oversight or inadvertence but from an understanding shared by the Framers and the lawyers of the Founding generation that the "judicial power" conferred by Article III consists of two distinct dimensions: contentious jurisdiction and non-contentious jurisdiction.
Advising on contentious as well as non-contentious construction issues, Keith is as equally qualified to help clients to minimise any contractual risks as he is in litigating and adjudicating on them.
There is sharp division regarding the process to be adopted and key contentious issues of the new constitution, yet there is no sign of the gap being bridged in the near future.
CLASHES broke out yesterday between demonstrators and police in front of Ukraine's parliament in Kiev as politicians inside repeatedly voted down proposals to recognise a contentious Second World War-era Ukrainian partisan group as national heroes.
She is a specialist employment law and commercial counsel having undertaken all aspects of both contentious and non-contentious employment law for over 15 years.