If she has discretion, when would she use it?
Guardians also have discretion over whether to take them back.
Others say Mr Holder has simply exercised his prosecutorial discretion humanely.
., by making arrests)—and that crime fighting by police involved little discretion.
Discretion through gap-filling pleases those who regard adjudication as a creative process.
The ideal application of first-best principles would require considerable flexibility and discretion.
In our boyish want of discretion I dare say we took too much to drink, and I know we talked too much.
Limiting discretion protects officers, too, argues Chad Marlow of the American Civil Liberties Union.
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Promotion between job grades depends upon criteria over which managerial discretion has stronger incentive effects.
The Supreme Court has not previously shown an inclination to curb the powers of the executive in exercising that discretion.
How far should it be the mission of the Rule of Law to eliminate or reduce the amount of discretion in the way a society is governed?
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That dual failure raises doubts about whether the agency appreciated the scope of its discretion or exercised that discretion in a reasonable manner.”
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However, it didn’t take long before the idea of discretion became hollow; agents were able to use discretion as long as it didn’t fall on the wrong side of a local rule instituted by a capricious manager or supervisor.
And in any Discourse whatsoever, if the defect of Discretion be apparent, how extravagant soever the Fancy be, the whole discourse will be taken for a signe of want of wit; and so will it never when the Discretion is manifest, though the Fancy be never so ordinary.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves: and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education.
Nor is he obliged because he is Conquered; that is to say, beaten, and taken, or put to flight; but because he commeth in, and submitteth to the Victor; Nor is the Victor obliged by an enemies rendring himselfe, (without promise of life,) to spare him for this his yeelding to discretion; which obliges not the Victor longer, than in his own discretion hee shall think fit.
- freedom to act or judge on one's own
- knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
Example: the servants showed great tact and discretion
- refined taste; tact
- the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
- the trait of judging wisely and objectively
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Nor is he obliged because he is Conquered that is to say beaten and taken or put to flight but because he commeth in and submitteth to the Victor Nor is the Victor obliged by an enemies rendring himselfe without promise of life to spare him for this his yeelding to discretion which obliges not the Victor longer than in his own discretion hee shall think fit