Inferior courts

INFERIOR COURTS. By this term are understood all courts except the supreme courts. An inferior court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and it must appear on the face of its proceedings that it has jurisdiction, or its proceedings. will be void. 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 2529.

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The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.
Do you know that I am called Florian Barbedienne, actual lieutenant to monsieur the provost, and, moreover, commissioner, inquisitor, controller, and examiner, with equal power in provostship, bailiwick, preservation, and inferior court of judicature?
Applying himself in earlier manhood to the study of the law, and having a natural tendency towards office, he had attained, many years ago, to a judicial situation in some inferior court, which gave him for life the very desirable and imposing title of judge.
The Supreme Court's mandate to the inferior courts was contained--obscurely, indirectly, and without any specific guidelines or instructions--in the final paragraph of the second Brown opinion, ordering a remand.
If the separate office of Supreme Court Justice had not been established, federal judges sitting on the inferior courts of the United States could have been randomly assigned to the Supreme Court for short periods,, such as six months or a year.
Allow us to venture a guess: The Supreme Court sets the pace, the inferior courts just follow suit.
A section of the article now reads: "Since Article Il, Section 1 [of the Constitution] indicates that judicial power in addition to the Supreme Court's rests 'in such inferior courts as the Congress may .
42) Despite this, the Court unanimously held, for the first time and contrary to previous authority, (43) that it is beyond the legislative competence of a state Parliament to 'strip the Supreme Court of the State of its authority to confine inferior courts [and tribunals] within the limits of their jurisdiction by granting relief on the ground of jurisdictional error'.
86) Habeas corpus enabled the central courts to bring parties to proceedings in inferior courts before the common law courts, or to release a litigant in one of the central courts who had been arrested by the process of an inferior court.
The whole judicial power of the United States is "vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.
Since Article II, Section 1 indicates that judicial power in addition to the Supreme Court's rests "in such inferior courts as the Congress may .