cognizable cognizable


  • (adj) capable of being known



  • 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


  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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profusion profusion
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