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superior court

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

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In 1999, she appointed me as the first woman chief justice of the Superior Court. As she said at my swearing-in ceremony, "She is ready for the challenges ahead of her.
This vacates an earlier trial court and Superior Court decision in the matter.
He asked the court to issue an order to the president and the SJC to decide the complaints pending against the sitting judges of the superior courts.
The meeting was also attended by the IT experts of the superior courts of Pakistan and LJCP.
It also said: 'The Constitution or the code of conduct for judges of the superior courts does not prevent the judges from having dual nationality.'
However, provincial courts are often extremely busy and usually have heavier caseloads than superior courts.
In response, the superior court informed Brown, "[i]f you don't disclose a standard of care expert who provides an opinion that there has been some problem with respect to the care of you mother, then you don't have a case," and ordered deadlines for disclosing expert witnesses.
Court officials also has have announced that one-third of the superior courts' jury trials through June 2011 will be canceled and rescheduled to save about $280,000.
Aitzaz lamented that the federal government and the superior courts were headed towards a confrontation, which was not in the national interest.
Superior courts in New Hampshire are suspending jury trials for a month this winter to save money.

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