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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.
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.
ESS expressed confidence that the order denying the injunction will be upheld in the higher court.
Rubin said he welcomes the appeal because it would allow the case to be heard by a higher court.
The bench issued a stay order and advised the lawyer to contact the Appellate Court as the case can be heard in a higher court after the appellate forum's verdict.
RIYADH July 14 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Higher Court on Tuesday urged all Muslims in the Kingdom to monitor the appearance of the new moon of the Islamic month of Shawal 1436 at sunset on Thursday, 29th of the fasting month of Ramadan People can go moon sighting through mere eyes or using advanced devices.
Riyadh, July14 (BNA): The Saudi Higher Court today urged all Muslims in the to monitor the birth of the new moon of Shawal 1436 Hijri tomorrow (Thursday) at sunset, corresponding to the 29th of Ramadan for the year 1436 Hijri.
Jeddah, Sha'ban 29, 1436, Jun 16, 2015, SPA -- The Royal Court announced this evening that a report from the Higher Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arab which is assigned to determine whether Muslims in Saudi Arabia could start fasting or otherwise, has decided that the fasting month of Ramadan this year 1436H will start on Thursday.
Last May, a judge at Dublin District Court ruled the case was too serious to be heard there and handed it on to the higher court.