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1. a matter submitted to a court or other tribunal for judicial or quasi-judicial decision
2. question of fact (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the jury
3. question of law (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the judge
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It is just as important when studies are released that are aimed at identifying questionable, fraudulent and even criminal activity with regard to Medicare billing, that they utilize appropriate methodologies and include all information necessary to provide a clear picture for policymakers and taxpayers alike.
About 18,280 claims were referred for this reason, followed by questionable vehicle theft (12,180), prior loss/damage (12,012), fictitious loss (10,726), and suspicious property theft/loss (10,697).
LB Colin McCarthy (hamstring) and TE Craig Stevens (ribs) are questionable.
Moreover, the systems that were addressed in the two decisions granted substantial protections to employees; thus, it is questionable whether additional protective measures would help legitimize such a system.
Most questionable activities stemmed from the particular convention that is followed in the pricing of U.
In addition to providing protections for whistle blowers, Mike Donahue, a corporate and securities attorney and partner at Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office, is advising his clients to establish procedures that enable employees to communicate candidly with CFOs and report questionable accounting.
Further, of interest is that even when the client did not express a preference for lower audit fees, managers still reduced planned hours, despite the questionable quality of the internal auditors' work.
To intimate, as some proponents have, that the attestation requirement is necessary because corporate tax officials will not otherwise be able to resist questionable transactions is without basis.
Questionable methodology and misrepresentation deprive this book of any claim to intellectual respectability.
Beginning with Starr's over-the-top pressure on witnesses against the president, through his attorneys' highly questionable treatment of Monica Lewinsky on the long night of her detainment, culminating in months of grand jury leaks, the U.
Kamber's strong liberalism leads him to frequent name-calling and questionable evidence to support his thesis.
magistrate's opinion used a questionable reading of the legislative history to deny the credit for costs of developing software to automate and computerize a wholesaler's business operations (United Stationers, DC Ill.