Supreme Court of Judicature


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Supreme Court of Judicature

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(Law) (in England) a court formed in 1873 by the amalgamation of several superior courts into two divisions, the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal
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Weller entertained a firm and unalterable conviction that the Old Bailey was the supreme court of judicature in this country, and that its rules and forms of proceeding regulated and controlled the practice of all other courts of justice whatsoever, he totally disregarded the assurances and arguments of his son, tending to show that the alibi was inadmissible; and vehemently protested that Mr.
Each colony had a Supreme Court, which was modelled on the Supreme Court of Judicature in England.
In 1873, the English Supreme Court of Judicature was subdivided into the High Court of Justice (with a separate Chancery (equity) Division and Queen's Bench (common law) division), and the Court of Appeal, administering both Common Law and Equity.

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