superior court


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superior court

n.
A court of general jurisdiction, often a trial court for a county or municipality and sometimes a state court or an appellate court.

superior court

n
1. (Law) (in England) a higher court not subject to control by any other court except by way of appeal. See also Supreme Court of Judicature
2. (Law) US (in several states) a court of general jurisdiction ranking above the inferior courts and below courts of last resort

supe′rior court′


n.
1. the court of general jurisdiction in many states of the U.S., often intermediate between trial courts and the chief appellate court.
2. any court having jurisdiction over other courts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superior court - any court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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In the Superior Court of San Francisco," the Counsel replied.
Morse's right, sat Judge Blount, a local superior court judge.
As your professional adviser, I should prefer your being taken on a writ from one of the Superior Courts, if you have no objection to do me that favour.
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The Superior Court reversed, finding that coverage was precluded based upon the doctrine of inferred intent; and public policy.
The Superior Court is authorized to reduce the maximum civil penalties if "to do otherwise would result in an award that is unjust, arbitrary, and oppressive, or confiscatory.
The Superior Court and the District of Columbia used established procedures to appoint magistrate and associate judges to the Family Court, but an issue related to qualification requirements and other factors delayed appointments.
Additionally, the superior court stated the general rule that with few exceptions damages are not recoverable for emotional distress arising from a breach of contract.
The Superior Court for the Judicial District of Windham at Putnam has appointed IMPACT Receiver of Rents for Whetstone Mills in Killingly, which includes 43 available residential condominiums in a two-building historic renovation on Valley Road and newly constructed townhouses.
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Santa Barbara Superior Court used the state's Master Services Agreement (MSA) that gives California's 58 superior courts the ability to purchase Tyler's Odyssey integrated court case management system at pre-negotiated terms, conditions and pricing outlined in the MSA.

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