High Court of Justiciary

Definition of High Court of Justiciary

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

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First Known Use of High Court of Justiciary

1720, in the meaning defined above

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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 21 Oct. 2020.

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