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court of criminal appeals

legal Definition of court of criminal appeals

1 often capitalized C&C&A : a court of appeals in some states (as Alabama, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas) that hears criminal appeals
2 capitalized : the intermediate appellate military court made up of military personnel and having the power to review questions of fact as well as law
Note: This court was called the Court of Military Review until 1994.

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