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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.
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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
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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.
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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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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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Morse's right, sat Judge Blount, a local superior court judge.
She was smart and experienced, having served on both the Boston Municipal and Superior courts, and had a wonderful reputation amongst the members of the bar and her colleagues.
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He said it could not be assumed that numerous complaints against judges of the superior courts were without any substance unless there was a regular inquiry conducted in accordance with law.
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On February 6, 2014, the apex court, in view of the media reports that the Senate seeks list of judges of the superior courts having dual nationality, issued a press release which said: 'None of the judges of the Supreme Court holds dual nationality.'
The two trial courts are the provincial court and the superior trial court, and the superior court has different names depending on the province....provincial courts are often extremely busy and usually have heavier caseloads than superior courts.
THE COURT OF APPEALS OF ARIZONA REVERSED THE SUPERIOR COURTS JUDGMENT IN PART, AFFIRMED IT IN PART, AND REMANDED THE CASE FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS ON THE LACK OF CONSENT CLAIM.

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