Statute of limitations
Statutes of limitations are written laws passed by a legislative body in common law systems to restrict the maximum time after an event that legal proceedings may be initiated. Once the period of time...
Smith v. Pilots Union
Smith v. Pilots Union, 296 F.3d 380 (5th Cir. 2002), is a court case in which the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that although third officer aboard an oceangoing cargo vesse...
Gabelli v. SEC
Gabelli v. SEC, 568 U.S. ___ (2013), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled that the statute of limitations for filing civil penalty actions initiates when the offending act i...
Polleys v. Black River Improvement Co.
Polleys v. Black River Improvement Co., 113 U.S. 81 (1885), was a writ of error in the circuit court of Wisconsin for La Crosse County, and a motion was made to dismiss it. The first ground of th...
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Limitation Act 1623
The Limitation Act 1623 (21 Jac 1 c 16) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The whole Act was repealed by section 1(1) of, and Group 5 of Part I of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 198...
Statute of Limitations in Ireland
Limitation periods in Irish law are set out in a variety of statutes and in judicial decisions but primarily the limitations applying to civil actions are set out in the Statute of Limitations, 1957 a...
Limitation Act 1939
The Limitation Act 1939 (2 & 3 Geo.6 c.21) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that simplified the law relating to limitation periods in England & Wales. The Act was based on th...
Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humani...
The Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity was adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by United Nations General As...
Limitation Act 1980
The Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58) is a British Act of Parliament applicable only to England and Wales. It is a statute of limitations which provides timescales within which action may be taken (by issui...
Limitation Act
Limitation Act is a stock short title used for legislation in the United Kingdom which relates to limitation of actions.The Bill for an Act with this short title may have been known as a Limitation Bi...
Indian Claims Limitations Act
The Indian Claims Limitations Act of 1982 (ICLA) is a United States federal statute of limitations that governs some types of claims by Native American tribes and claims by the federal government on b...
Limitation Act 1963
The Limitation Act 1963 (1963 c.47) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that amended the statute of limitations to allow actions in some cases where the injured party had not discovere...