cognizable cognizable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being known

Synonym(s)

News

  • Petition of the day

    The petition of the day is: Unger v. Young 13-95 Issue: (1) Whether the state forfeits an argument that Stone v. Powell bars habeas relief if the state fails to raise Stone in the district court, or whether Stone announced a categorical rule that Fourth Amendment claims are not cognizable on habeas review absent a [...]
    on October 25, 2013     Source: SCOTUSblog

Quotes

  1. "But", Sibal said, "We do humbly submit that the offences committed are cognizable and the law must be allowed to take its course."
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Kapil Sibal Source: Hindu

  2. "The complaint lodged by Zinta amounted to non-cognizable offence and the youths did not have any criminal motive," Deputy Commissioner of Police Amitabh Gupta told PTI.
    on Aug 8, 2005 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Sify

  3. "The dog sniff was performed on the exterior of respondent's car while he was lawfully seized for a traffic violation. Any intrusion on respondent's privacy expectations does not rise to the level of a constitutionally cognizable infringement,"...
    on Jan 24, 2005 By: John Paul Stevens Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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