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Comity

comity n

1 : comity of nations
2 : the informal and voluntary recognition by courts of one jurisdiction of the laws and judicial decisions of another called also judicial comity compare choice of law, federalism, full faith and credit



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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