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English translation: judicial economy

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German term or phrase:Prozessökonomie
English translation:judicial economy
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22:56 Mar 25, 2007
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German term or phrase: Prozessökonomie
Is there a legal term in English for this word?

Trotz der Verknüpfung des vorliegenden Prozesses mit demjenigen vor dem Landgericht xxx, ist eine Sistierung des Verfahrens nicht im Sinne der Prozessökonomie, wie eine ganzheitliche Betrachtung zeigt.

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SusieZ
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judicial economy
Explanation:
Von Prozessköknomie (= Prozesswirtschaftlichkeit) spricht man, wenn man ein Verfahren unter dem Gesichtspunkt der Effizienz betrachtet. Die Prozessökonomie verlangt, dass bei mehreren Möglichkeiten der Richter die auswählt, mit der das Ziel einfacher, schneller und günstiger erreicht werden kann.
http://www.lexexakt.de/glossar/prozessoekonomie.php

Judicial economy most commonly refers to the refusal of a court to decide one or more claims raised in a case, on the grounds that it has decided other claims in the case and that its decision on those claims should satisfy the parties. For example, the plaintiff may claim that the defendants actions violated three distinct laws. Having found for the plaintiff for a violation of the first law, the court then has the discretion to exercise judicial economy and refuse to make a decision on the remaining two claims, on the grounds that the finding of one violation should be sufficient to satisfy the plaintiff.

It also refers to the overall efficiency in the operation of the judicial system or the efficiency of a given court. For instance, in the presence of a threshold issue that will ultimately decide a case, a court may elect to hear that issue rather than proceeding with a full-blown trial. Class action lawsuits are another example of judicial economy in action, as they are often tried as a single case, yet involve many cases with similar facts. Rather than trying each case individually, which would unduly burden the judicial system, the cases can be consolidated into a class action.
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Explanation:
Von Prozessköknomie (= Prozesswirtschaftlichkeit) spricht man, wenn man ein Verfahren unter dem Gesichtspunkt der Effizienz betrachtet. Die Prozessökonomie verlangt, dass bei mehreren Möglichkeiten der Richter die auswählt, mit der das Ziel einfacher, schneller und günstiger erreicht werden kann.
http://www.lexexakt.de/glossar/prozessoekonomie.php

Judicial economy most commonly refers to the refusal of a court to decide one or more claims raised in a case, on the grounds that it has decided other claims in the case and that its decision on those claims should satisfy the parties. For example, the plaintiff may claim that the defendants actions violated three distinct laws. Having found for the plaintiff for a violation of the first law, the court then has the discretion to exercise judicial economy and refuse to make a decision on the remaining two claims, on the grounds that the finding of one violation should be sufficient to satisfy the plaintiff.

It also refers to the overall efficiency in the operation of the judicial system or the efficiency of a given court. For instance, in the presence of a threshold issue that will ultimately decide a case, a court may elect to hear that issue rather than proceeding with a full-blown trial. Class action lawsuits are another example of judicial economy in action, as they are often tried as a single case, yet involve many cases with similar facts. Rather than trying each case individually, which would unduly burden the judicial system, the cases can be consolidated into a class action.
http://www.answers.com/topic/judicial-economy

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