In the federal system, an appellate court with jurisdiction over several judicial districts. In a state system, often, a trial court of original jurisdiction. ÒCircuit courtÓ initially referred to a court system with multiple sites served by a single judge who traveled the circuit to have hearings at each site.
an itinerant court which goes round the country trying criminal cases; the one in Scotland is the Court of Justiciary
The name used for the principal trial court in many states.
one of several courts in a given jurisdiction; a part of a system of courts
See Court of Appeals.
an informal name for a U.S. court of appeals (also the name of some state trial courts).
The court which deals with claims for amounts between â‚¬6,348 and Â€38,092
In Wisconsin, the courts named by county, where most civil actions are begun.
Handles all felony trials and sentencing.
A court in a provincial centre, to which judges are rostered by the central administration.
Court whose jurisdiction extends over several counties or districts and which holds sessions in all of those areas. Pennsylvania's appellate courts are circuit courts, holding sessions in various locations throughout the Commonwealth.
The first level appellate federal courts, grouped geographically.
Circuit court is the name of court systems in several common law jurisdictions. Originally it meant a court that would hold sessions in multiple locations within its judicial district; the judge or judges would travel in a circuit in order to adjudicate cases across a wide area. Especially on the United States frontier, a judge might travel alone on horseback along with a group of lawyers.
The Circuit Court (An ChÃºirt Chuarda in Irish) of Ireland consists of a President and thirty-three judges.