territorial court
noun Date: 1846 a court in a United States territory that has jurisdiction over local and federal cases

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  • territorial court — n. A court in a U.S. territory that functions as both a state and a federal court. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. territorial court …   Law dictionary

  • territorial court — A court in the judicial system of a territory of the United States. 49 Am J1st States §§ 107, 131. Although the judicial system set up in a territory of the United States is part of the federal jurisdiction, the phrase court of the United States …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • territorial court — a court established in U.S. territories that is empowered to hear local and federal cases. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • territorial court — a court established in U.S. territories that is empowered to hear local and federal cases. [1855 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Territorial Court of Yukon — The Territorial Court of Yukon is a lower court in the court system of the Yukon Territory of Canada. The court sits permanently in Whitehorse but also provides services in 14 other communities including Dawson City and Watson… …   Wikipedia

  • Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories — The Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories hears cases relating to criminal law and family law. Judges of the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories * The Honourable Chief Judge Brian A. Bruser * The Honourable Judge Bernadette E …   Wikipedia

  • United States territorial court — The United States territorial courts are tribunals established in territories of the United States by the United States Congress, pursuant to its power under Article I of the U.S. Constitution. Most United States territorial courts are defunct… …   Wikipedia

  • Court system of Canada — Canadian court system (Source Canadian Department of Justice) The court system of Canada is made up of many courts differing in levels of legal superiority and separated by jurisdiction. Some of the courts are federal in nature while others are… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Appeal of the Yukon Territory — The Court of Appeal of the Yukon Territory is the highest appellate court for the Yukon Territory. It hears appeals of both criminal and civil cases from the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory and Yukon Territorial Court. The court consists of… …   Wikipedia

  • territorial judge — The judge of a court of a territory of the United States. McAllister v United States, 141 US 278, 39 L Ed 982, 15 S Ct 889. See territorial court …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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