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the highest court in most states of the United States

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Established in January 211, the Islamabad High Court has often seen relatively-unknown lawyers filing person-specific petitions in order to gain media attention.
Summary: New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave a nod to revision in the salaries, gratuity and pension of the High Court and the Supreme Court judges consequent upon recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission.
The Full Court of High Court at Calcutta in a meeting has unanimously declined to accept the proposal of the Government of India for changing the name of 'High Court of Judicature at Calcutta' to 'High Court of Judicature at Kolkata' in view of long history and tradition associated with the existing name of the High Court at Calcutta," High Court Registrar General Sugato Majumdar said in a letter to the Incorporated Law Society (ILS) as per direction of the Chief Justice of the high court.
The Honourable Madam Justice Fikile Eunice Mokgohloa as Deputy Judge President of the Limpopo Division of the High Court, Polokwane, with effect from 1 July 2016 in an existing vacancy;
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Friday sought assistance from attorney general of Pakistan (AGP) and Advocate General Punjab on a petition seeking directions to amend Article 175 of the Constitution for renaming Lahore High Court as Punjab High Court.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry had asked the high courts to forward the names of judges after the government requested the Supreme Court to nominate three judges of the higher judiciary for the special court to initiate the trial of high treason against former president under Article 6 for subverting the Constitution while imposing the emergency and Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) on November 3, 2007.
Pointing out that Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan use their respective official languages in their respective High Courts, Ms Jayalalithaa such with such a strong case, the Tamil Nadu Government has not bothered to present the case for Tamil as a language of the High Court.
MULTAN -- Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmed Wednesday said that appointment of judges was made after noticing integrity, preparation and conduct of lawyers.
It is expected that the Department of Justice in the Law Ministry will bring a Bill to rename the two high courts of Bombay and Madras that were established in the 1860s under the Indian High Court Act, 1861.
Lalit, others to be elevated are: Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court Prafull Chandra Pant; Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court Abhay Manohar Sapre and Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court R.
The minutes of the conference attended by chief justices of all high courts, CJI and senior judges of the Supreme Court, reveal that the judges have not just sought token hike in their salaries, but have also sought an increase in allowances.
ISLAMABAD -- A meeting of the Judicial Commission headed by the Chief Justice (CJ) of Pakistan, Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jillani was held here on Wednesday, for making appointments on the vacant posts in the Supreme Court (SC) and high courts.
Imphal/Agartala/Shillong, April 11 ( ANI ):With an aim to provide speedy justice to people and to complete the backlog of pending cases in the northeast, separate high courts were inaugurated recently in the states of Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya.
Apart from the salary, the judicial allowance of the judges of Supreme Court and high courts has also been increased.
On the high court mulling action against Tamang for exceeding his jurisdiction, Moily, in a TV interview said independence of judiciary was not limited to Supreme Court and high courts but it extended to subordinate courts as well.