“Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, ‘I find no basis for a charge against this man.’ But they insisted, ‘He stirs up the people all over Judea by his teaching.'” Luke 23:4-5
This week we learned about jurisdiction, and discussed a great deal about Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Where there is no basis for a charge against someone, the court lacks subject matter jurisdiction and the case must be dismissed. Verses 6-7 here also shed some light on Personal and Territorial Jurisdiction.