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English translation: decision without abuse of discretion

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German term or phrase:ermessensfehlerfreie Entscheidung
English translation:decision without abuse of discretion
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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09:38 Aug 30, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright / pesticide licensing application
German term or phrase: ermessensfehlerfreie Entscheidung
Es besteht kein Anspruch auf Erteilung einer Genehmigung sondern ein Anspruch auf ermessensfehlerfreie Entscheidung
Stephen Old
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:50
without abuse of discretion
Explanation:
http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/013/court-print.html
abuse of discretion

definition abuse of discretion:

http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Abuse of discr...
A failure to take into proper consideration the facts and law relating to a particular matter;
an Arbitrary or unreasonable departure from precedent and settled judicial custom.

Punkt b)
Ermessensfehler:
http://www.lexexakt.de/glossar/ermessensfehler.php

Example:
http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/013/court-print.html
A May 2001 Supreme Court opinion, entitled Cooper Industries Inc. v. Leatherman Tool Group Inc., may provide some hope of relief from large punitive damages awards. In essence, the Supreme Court ruled that an appellate court asked to review a jury's decision on punitive damages must reconsider all the evidence and reevaluate the award on its own. The high degree of deference normally given to jury decisions will not apply to punitive damages. In legalese, the appellate court should conduct a "de novo" review, rather than merely ask whether or not the jury's decision was an "abuse of discretion." As a result, large punitive damages awards will have to survive closer scrutiny from ostensibly neutral judges applying the law. Individual jurors possibly affected by sympathy for an injured plaintiff will not have the final word.

http://www.amrecht.com/heid2.shtml
ermessenfehlerfrei

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all of it:

(a claim for/ a right to) a decision without abuse of discretion

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http://www.proz.com/?sp=gloss/term&id=7952759

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a decision without a reasonable basis, one which is clearly wrong:

http://www.web.ucrc.state.oh.us/Abstract/Court/c0000093.stm
"'Abuse of discretion' connotes more than an error of judgment; it implies a decision without a reasonable basis, one which is clearly wrong."

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Thanks for your message, Stephen!
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Bernhard Sulzer
United States
Local time: 17:50
Grading comment
Thanks a lot Bernhard, especially for the links to the online resources. Sorry for the delay in grading this question.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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without abuse of discretion


Explanation:
http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/013/court-print.html
abuse of discretion

definition abuse of discretion:

http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Abuse of discr...
A failure to take into proper consideration the facts and law relating to a particular matter;
an Arbitrary or unreasonable departure from precedent and settled judicial custom.

Punkt b)
Ermessensfehler:
http://www.lexexakt.de/glossar/ermessensfehler.php

Example:
http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/013/court-print.html
A May 2001 Supreme Court opinion, entitled Cooper Industries Inc. v. Leatherman Tool Group Inc., may provide some hope of relief from large punitive damages awards. In essence, the Supreme Court ruled that an appellate court asked to review a jury's decision on punitive damages must reconsider all the evidence and reevaluate the award on its own. The high degree of deference normally given to jury decisions will not apply to punitive damages. In legalese, the appellate court should conduct a "de novo" review, rather than merely ask whether or not the jury's decision was an "abuse of discretion." As a result, large punitive damages awards will have to survive closer scrutiny from ostensibly neutral judges applying the law. Individual jurors possibly affected by sympathy for an injured plaintiff will not have the final word.

http://www.amrecht.com/heid2.shtml
ermessenfehlerfrei

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all of it:

(a claim for/ a right to) a decision without abuse of discretion

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-08-30 10:41:15 GMT)
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http://www.proz.com/?sp=gloss/term&id=7952759

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-08-30 10:55:00 GMT)
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a decision without a reasonable basis, one which is clearly wrong:

http://www.web.ucrc.state.oh.us/Abstract/Court/c0000093.stm
"'Abuse of discretion' connotes more than an error of judgment; it implies a decision without a reasonable basis, one which is clearly wrong."

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Note added at 3 days4 hrs (2008-09-02 14:08:10 GMT) Post-grading
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Thanks for your message, Stephen!

Bernhard Sulzer
United States
Local time: 17:50
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 19
Grading comment
Thanks a lot Bernhard, especially for the links to the online resources. Sorry for the delay in grading this question.

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Changes made by editors
Sep 2, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/113160">Bernhard Sulzer's</a> old entry - "ermessensfehlerfreie Entscheidung" » "without abuse of discretion"
Sep 2, 2008 - Changes made by Bernhard Sulzer:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term


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