state supreme court

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the highest court in most states of the United States

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The appeal before the state Supreme Court was brought by a group of faith-based supporters of Proposition 8, including Catholics, along with Imperial County.
621 (1991) (siding with the state, which appealed a decision of the state's intermediate court [the state supreme court had denied review] that had excluded evidence obtained as a result of a warrantless, probable cause-less chase and attempted stopping of the defendant; the Supreme Court holding that the police conduct was not subject to the constitutional prohibition against unreasonable seizures because it did not amount to a "seizure" within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment).
But if the state Supreme Court agrees to hear the case, it will bypass the appellate court level.
In July, the Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court also refused to involve itself in a dispute between two brothers vying to become grand rabbi of the Yetev Lev D'Satmar congregation.
Virginia: The state supreme court overruled a regulation that had subjected companies to a net income tax filing requirement if they used their own truck fleets to deliver TPP, and indicated that this type of delivery was protected; see Dep't of Tax' n v.
Dollard of the State Supreme Court for Queens County, refused to enjoin the City Department of Environmental Protection from beginning work on the water filtration plant in a related case brought by the Croton Watershed Clean Water Coalition, another advocacy group, and several individuals.
Both papers agreed to take that ruling to the state supreme court, which probably won't rule for months.
In August, the other justices on the Alabama Supreme Court suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore for refusing to remove a 5,280-pound Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the state Supreme Court building.
Indeed, the number of state Supreme Court campaigns that ran ads doubled from 2000 to 2002.
One of its most important functions is to hear cases in which one party believes that a state law or state supreme court decision violates the U.
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius said she would go to the state Supreme Court to challenge a district court ruling that derailed her denial of a proposed merger.
This time Secretary of State Jesse White selects Democrat Michael Bilandic, a former state Supreme Court justice.
The student was placed on home probation, but he said the search violated his constitutional rights, which led to his appeals that reached the state Supreme Court.
Although the state successfully argued the case in lower state courts, the state Supreme Court cited baseball's exemption from antitrust laws, which dates back to 1922.
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