state supreme court

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the highest court in most states of the United States

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State Court of Appeals Judge Kenneth Hixson said he plans to file to run for the state Supreme Court seat currently held by Justice Courtney Goodson.
Citing merit selection as the latest innovation in a long period of state-led institutional experimentation with respect to picking judges, Goelzhauser presents the most extensive analysis to date on the relationship between judicial selection institutions and the characteristics of individuals chosen to serve on state supreme courts. He finds that research on state courts provides insights into the comparative institutional performance of judicial selection systems.
April 17, 2014: Brownback retaliates by signing HB 2338, a bill that strips the state Supreme Court of the power to appoint chief judges to district courts.
New York State Supreme Court justice, Shirley Werner Kornreich, said she found the state's suit hard to follow, adding that the complaint cited trade journals and newspapers as evidence of the bank's misleading statements and not alleged victims.
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.
In two previous cases, the State Supreme Court upheld an earlier $1 million non-economic damages cap finding the Legislature acted within constitutional limits in 1986 when the cap was put in place.
(44) Contrast this with the states without the death penalty in the period under study (Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin) or states with the death penalty but that have not executed anyone where capital appeals constitute less than ten percent of state supreme court dockets (Colorado, Montana and Wyoming).
The American Insurance Association (AIA) plans to spend $150,000 on state supreme court races, according to an AIA report.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America for the state Supreme Court Appellate Division.
Massachusetts's highest authority, the state supreme court, held that this type of delivery is protected, while the Florida Department of Revenue (DOR) has stated its position in a less authoritative technical assistance advisory.
Jeb Bush has pushed for voucher programs even after the state Supreme Court in January discarded the nation's first statewide voucher program, saying it violated a constitutional prohibition on spending state money on private schools.
The state supreme court was obliged to hear an appeal.
The Supreme Court of California issued an opinion on August 29 in Powerine II, supporting policyholder efforts to recover costs of complying with pollution cleanup and abatement orders issued by administrative agencies--costs that the state Supreme Court previously held were not covered under standard comprehensive general-liability insurance policies absent the filing of a formal suit.
In Michigan, meanwhile, the courts are still working out the implications of a 2004 decision in which the state Supreme Court overturned the 1981 ruling that permitted the obliteration of Detroit's Poletown neighborhood to make room for a G.M.
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