superior court

noun

Definition of superior court

  1. 1 :  a court of general jurisdiction intermediate between the inferior courts (such as a justice of the peace court) and the higher appellate courts

  2. 2 :  a court with juries having original jurisdiction

1584

First Known Use of superior court

1584


Law Dictionary

superior court

noun , often cap S&C

Legal Definition of superior court

  1. 1 :  a court of general jurisdiction intermediate between the inferior courts and the higher appellate courts

  2. 2 :  a court having original jurisdiction and conducting jury trials


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