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superior court

n. the name used in 16 states for the basic county trial court.

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In August, the Washington state Supreme Court issued its opinion on Proposition 1 and, as part of the usual legal process, sent the case back to King County Superior Court for further proceedings in accordance with the Supreme Court's decision.
Morales-Lopez was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Worcester Superior Court, but Judge Janet Kenton-Walker postponed the arraignment until Tuesday at the request of the suspect's lawyer, Leonard J.
It too is a superior court Above the courts of appeal is the Supreme Court of Canada, an appeal court shared by all of Canada.
But if a decision of the planning board involves interpretation of the zoning ordinance, the appellant must first appeal to the ZBA before going to the superior court. This requirement has created considerable confusion--a sort of "hen or egg" dilemma.
Ameli has served as a judge pro tem on the Los Angeles Superior Court for more than 10 years.
Polanski, 76, had been sentenced in 1978 to a diagnostic study at a California prison where he served 42 days, and he had been told by the late Superior Court Judge Laurence J.
Berman is not qualified to sit on the Superior Court.
ICO was awarded USD603m in October 2008 by a jury following a lengthy trial in California Superior Court. The jury had found that one of Boeing's subsidiaries had committed fraud and breach of contract and that Boeing had tortuously interfered with ICO's contractual rights in connection with a USD2.0bn construction and launch agreement for a worldwide satellite communications network.
The case was filed in Chelan County Superior Court by Columbia Paint's attorney Brad L.
SB 548 (Burton) would allow the Franchise Tax Board to bring a trial de novo proceeding in superior court after the State Board of Equalization had ruled in a taxpayer's favor.
And (4) What progress have the Superior Court and District agencies made in sharing data from their computer systems?
The Ontario Superior Court has awarded a man $400,000 in damages after he was subjected to an extortion campaign in which defamatory material was posted on various Internet Web sites.

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