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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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V, [section] 5(b), the circuit courts have "direct review of administrative action prescribed by general law.
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court's decision to allow the use of the postwarning jailhouse statement, concluding that there was no interrogation at Fellers' residence.
All of these federal circuit courts have correctly determined that cases of this type have absolutely no basis in law," says McKim.
If the order takes effect as planned, the jury pool statistics should prove helpful in assuring racial balance in circuit court juries in the county, Legal Aid and Defender said.
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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the weapon was the fruit of an unlawful search by the officers and thus should be suppressed.
One of the Palm Beach County Court cases is under appeal to the Palm Beach Circuit Court.
Recently the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals considered how to value for estate purposes the prize a taxpayer had won.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals will be asked to reverse this verdict, in large part, because we believe Judge Weinstein ignored well-established legal precedent and allowed the case to go to trial.
To date, several of the circuit courts of appeal, in addition to the Tax Court, have weighed in with decisions on this issue.
These decisions bring to seven the number of federal circuit courts that have sided with the industry in rejecting these types of lawsuits.

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