Simple Definition of district court
law : a court in the U.S. in which cases in a particular area are brought to trial; especially : one of the trial courts for cases involving federal law
Full Definition of district court
: a trial court that has jurisdiction over certain cases within a specific judicial district
First Known Use of district court
Legal Definition of district court
: a trial court having general or limited jurisdiction in a judicial district: as a : one of the federal trial courts sitting in a federal district b : a trial court within a state court system
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