federal court

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Noun1.federal court - a court establish by the authority of a federal governmentfederal court - a court establish by the authority of a federal government
Federal Judiciary - the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court - the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation
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Such a murder case, occurring before the instalment of territorial law and officials, might well have been taken down to the United States for trial before a Federal court.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Law Minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi here on Monday issued directions for the up-gradation of Federal Courts and Tribunals to make them more efficient.
The twin aims might apply to federal courts when entertaining federal causes of action.
ISSUE: Will state trial courts tolerate a trial motion to have a case removed to the Federal Courts filed just three hours before trial is to begin?
As part of the patent case, the Federal Courts allow the party's "discovery" of the other party's information in order to gather and build evidence to support their case.
It would strip federal courts of jurisdiction to rule on the constitutionality of the words "under God" in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
The document, which Scarborough said was endorsed by several leading Religious Right figures, stated that office seekers should support organized prayer in public schools and other public places, a constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage, laws restricting reproductive rights and limits on the power of federal courts to hear constitutional cases.
In fact, they seemed to actually be immersed in the intricacies of Texas probate law in an effort to determine when federal courts may hear claims that involve state probate proceedings.
The new law authorizes federal courts to hear class-action suits involving over $5 million where the case is outside the home state of the defendants or less than one-third of the class is located in the home state of the defendants.
To prevent federal courts from premature intervention, plaintiffs are normally required to show that all administrative remedies have been pursued before a lawsuit was filed.
Three high-profile cases of reporters being subpoenaed to reveal their sources highlight the innumerable cases of federal courts aggressively pursuing journalists:

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