court of last resort

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Legal Definition of court of last resort

: a court of final appeal in a jurisdiction — see also court of appeals, supreme court, supreme court of appeals, supreme judicial court

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“Court of last resort.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/court%20of%20last%20resort. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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