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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The articles of confederation obliged the parties to submit the matter to the decision of a federal court. The submission was made, and the court decided in favor of Pennsylvania.
Leela, said the hearing of the matter initially set on July 12 was rescheduled to Oct 30 following a case management today before Federal Court deputy registrar Norhafizah Zainal Abidin.
Local governments, and their insurance companies, may not have helped their cause by taking advantage of a practice called "removal," in which a municipal defendant may seek to have a case involving a federal takings claim brought in state court "removed" to federal court, followed by a Motion to Dismiss by the defendant because the case was not "ripe" in that there was no state court resolution of the claim.
Baghdad, Iraq (NINA) - The Iraqi Forces Union confirmed that it is with implementing the decision of the Federal Court to conduct elections on time, provided to postpone the provincial elections.
(2) It would be a mistake to conceive of the creation of the Federal Court of Australia as merely a pragmatic solution to rationalise the jurisdiction of the existing federal courts, although proponents commonly cited functional considerations in favour of its establishment.
A Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association has been formed to service attorneys who currently practice or are interested in practicing in the federal courts.
A judge has ruled that the Pasqua First Nation has the right to bring an action before the Federal Court of Canada against both Saskatchewan and Canada for failure to implement their Treaty Land Entitlement obligations.
A federal court sitting in diversity must use forum state law if it is necessary to avoid 'forum shopping" and the "inequitable administration of the laws." This Article offers a reading of the twin aims and a systematic analysis of their proper role in federal and state court.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Members of the State of Law (Dawlat al-Qanoon) bloc withdrew from the parliament's session on Saturday , protesting the attempt to vote on the Supreme Judicial Council bill without the Federal Court draft law.
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK) is fighting an attempt by some investors to move to federal court the USD8.5bn settlement that it has reached as a trustee with Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC).
In December 2004, the hospital filed a motion to remove the case to the Federal Court. Dr.

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