higher court

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The subject was a woman, whose husband was ignorantly convicted of having murdered her; but on solemn appeal to a higher court, he was acquitted because it was shown upon the evidence that she had died the death of which this name of spontaneous combustion is given.
The magistrate could not possibly, on the evidence, have held them for a higher court. On the one hand the compositors and pressmen were forced to admit that the light was uncertain, that they were themselves much perturbed, and that it was difficult for them to swear to the identity of the assailants; although they believed that the accused were among them.
"The answer, in substance, was that the law might protect me, provided I had money to spend in asking some higher court to grant me a separation.
You are yourself aware that you will soon have to answer for your deed at a higher court than the Assizes.
Notably, although we were unable to undertake a systematic analysis of the specific reasons lower courts gave for identifying language as dicta (and indeed courts did not always offer reasons), we very seldom ran across theoretically subtle arguments, such as that the higher court's ruling had swept too broadly.
Zamandash claims that they intend to appeal the decision of the City Court in a higher court.
Summary: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Higher Court announced in Riyadh on Thursday evening that Friday is the first day of Zul Hijjah and that Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on November 6.
Higher Court Advocate Amanda Naughton has joined the eight-strong criminal law defence team at the firm as part of its expansion programme.
30, 2010 (CENS) -- The European Union (EU) recently said that it will not appeal to higher court a joint filing by Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan that accuse it of violating rules in the World Trade Organization (WTO)'s Information Technology Products (ITA).
As per Qatari law, the three were granted appeal in a higher court.
District Judge Timothy Workman agreed the case was so serious it should be heard at a higher court and released the four defendants on unconditional bail.
3 : a legal action by which a case is brought to a higher court for review