What are jurisdictions?

Some articles on jurisdictions, jurisdiction:

Legal Professions - Responsibilities - Conveyancing
... In some jurisdictions, all real estate transactions must be carried out by a lawyer (or a solicitor where that distinction still exists) ... contact in New South Wales." In most common law jurisdictions outside of the United States, this monopoly arose from an 1804 law that was introduced by William Pitt ... In some civil law jurisdictions, real estate transactions are handled by civil law notaries ...
Madrid System - Advantages
... as the 'basic application' or 'basic registration') in a member jurisdiction may obtain an 'international registration' for their trademark from the WIPO ... international registration to one or more member jurisdictions, a process known as 'designation' ... protection may generally be extended to additional jurisdictions at any time, such that international trade mark protection can be extended to new jurisdictions which subsequently ...
Statutory Rape - Age of Consent
... In many jurisdictions, the age of consent is interpreted to mean mental or functional age ... Other jurisdictions, such as Kentucky, eliminate the legal concept of "mental age" and treat sexting with a mentally incapacitated person as a specific crime ... Thus, many jurisdictions prohibit allowing a juvenile to be tried as an adult under this law (most jurisdictions have separate provisions for child molestation or forcible rape which can be ...