Mildness and suavity of manners; courtesy between equals; friendly civility; as, comity of manners; the comity of States.
A code of etiquette that governs the interactions of courts in different states, localities and foreign countries. Courts generally agree to defer scheduling a trial if the same issues are being tried in a court in another jurisdiction. In addition, courts in this country agree to recognize and enforce the valid legal contracts and court orders of other countries.
largely a courtesy among sovereign powers, the recognition by one legal entity of the laws of another when citizens of the latter are under its protection