It's all jurisdictional bullshit.
Tom DeLeo continued doing legwork on the Wassermann case, a curious jurisdictional mess with the Federal boys in charge but legions of local flat feet in scattered municipalities doing their grunt work.
Tracking him down would be difficult without stepping on the jurisdictional toes of the Norfolk Police Department.
Grindal remonstrated, claiming some voice for the Church, and in June 1577 was suspended from his jurisdictional, though not his spiritual, functions for disobedience.
As jurisdictional units, as self-administrative units and as economic units.
One of the chief distinguishing features of early as opposed to modern town-life is that each town formed a jurisdictional district distinct from the country around.
In the 10th century it became the policy of the German emperors to hand over to the bishops full jurisdictional and administrative powers within their cities.
It was not, however, the fact of their being placed under the bishop that constituted these towns as separate jurisdictional units.
(or general assembly, or diet) in one of the episcopal cities, and for a week before and after, all jurisdictional and administrative power reverted to him and his immediate officers.
The claims of the imperial government, jurisdictional and other, were acknowledged, only such rights of self-government being admitted as could be shown to be grounded on imperial charters.
The consuls with the assistance of judices also presided in the law-courts; but besides the consuls of the commune there were consules de placitis specially appointed for jurisdictional purposes.
At a very early time the lords of manors exercised or claimed certain jurisdictional franchises.
The burgesses of Bedford and the prior of Dunstable claimed jurisdictional freedom in those two boroughs.