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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.
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.
The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held in 2003 in Rhiel v.
The court found that the Florida Constitution's Article V requirements that jurisdiction of the circuit court be by general law and be uniform throughout the state precluded local governments from creating certiorari jurisdiction by ordinance.
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.
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.
Srivastava (7-19-00, aff'g in part, rev'g and remd'g in part, TC Memo 1998-362), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a contingent fee paid under Texas law was excludible from the plaintiff's income.
These decisions bring to seven the number of federal circuit courts that have sided with the industry in rejecting these types of lawsuits.
Regardless of the ultimate decision in Sinyard, there is an apparent conflict among the circuit courts on this issue.
In light of the Fifth Circuit's decision, which joins similar decisions by the Third, Sixth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, other courts which are now or may soon be looking at similar class actions should be persuaded that these types of cases should not be certified for class treatment," Wall said.

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