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Circuit Court

A generic name for a court in several jurisdictions. Circuit courts have a variety of duties. For example, in the U.S. State of Louisiana, circuit courts are appellate courts, while in the state of Alabama they are courts with original jurisdiction.
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The Judge of Circuit Court Larkana also met with the members of Taluka Bar Association Mirokhan.
9th Judicial Circuit Court, $436,680 (Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough and Warren Counties)
The day after he was discharged, but within the 10-day time frame specified in the statute, Paugh appealed his commitment to the Henrico County Circuit Court under Virginia Code [section] 37.
Mellis easily could be identified as a person of interest in this case did not change the nature of the legal determination that the circuit court was required to make under the statute.
The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court has become widely known as the "9th Circus Court" because of its activist judges.
The policy behind the limited review afforded by common law certiorari is closely connected with the role of a circuit court as a court of final appellate jurisdiction for cases arising out of county court.
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The Ninth Circuit Court ruling in November 2005 said it wasn't commenting on the wisdom of administering the survey or asking children questions about sex.
circuit court of appeals will test the unsettled question of whether transgender employees are protected from workplace bias under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The circuit court agreed with the lower court's conclusion that the conduct was not because he was a male but, rather, a result of the acrimonious end to their relationship.
Forest Hills Distributors, for instance, the First Circuit Court examined the facts surrounding Forest Hills' destruction of checks that would have proven Nation-Wide's priority rights to certain assets.
Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the display in Van Orden v.