High Court of Justiciary

: the supreme court having jurisdiction over criminal cases in Scotland
their trial began in the High Court of Justiciary in EdinburghDavid Masters
compare court of session

Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of High Court of Justiciary was in 1720

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“High Court of Justiciary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/High%20Court%20of%20Justiciary. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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