- a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
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; plural Comities
. [ Latin comitas
, from comis
courteous, kind.] Mildness and suavity of manners; courtesy between equals; friendly civility; as, comity
of manners; the comity
of States. Comity of nations (International Law)
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a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
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• (n.) Mildness and suavity of manners; courtesy between equals; friendly civility; as, comity of manners; the comity of States.
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In law, comity specifically refers to legal reciprocity—the principle that one jurisdiction will extend certain courtesies to other nations (or other jurisdictions within the same nation), particularly by recognizing the validity and effect of their executive, legislative, and judicial acts. The term refers to the idea that courts should not act
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A code of etiquette that governs the interactions of courts in different states, localities and foreign countries. Courts generally agree to defer scheduling a trial if the same issues are being tried in a court in another jurisdiction. In addition, courts in this country agree to recognize and enforce the valid legal contracts and court orders of
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Respect, courtesy and adoption or enforcement of laws of one country or one jurisdiction by another. The ruling and application of law of one can be made applicable for cases which both have the rights to handle.
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(kom-i-tee) The principle that one jurisdiction will recognize the executive, legislative, and judicial acts of another jurisdiction and will give effect to the other's laws.
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