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Synonyms for high court

the highest court in most states of the United States

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The High Court of Justiciary should be the final arbiter of criminal cases in Scotland, as was always the case.
Lord Hamilton is head of the High Court of Justiciary.
But all three are to launch appeals against the sentences at the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh.
And High Court of Justiciary officials have agreed to put back proceedings for two weeks.
One major challenge has already been launched in the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh against the use of honorary sheriffs and more could follow.
And the Record can reveal that the High Court of Justiciary officials have agreed to put back proceedings for two weeks.
I find it very impressive that two of the most eminent men of genius and learning from that Golden Age still figure in today's list of 100 Greatest Scots - pioneering economist Adam Smith (27) and philosopher David Hume (38), whose statue was unveiled in 1997 in front of the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh.
A spokeswoman at the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh said: "Leave to appeal has been granted to Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi against his conviction on January 31 2001 for murder.
This has led the commission to believe that there may have been a miscarriage of justice and that it is in the interests of justice that the case be referred to the High Court of Justiciary for consideration.
Instead, he got a court official to send an abrupt reply that the lawman was answerable only to the High Court of Justiciary.
It is now the citadel of Scotland's legal establishment, the High Court of Justiciary, the highest court in the land.