inferior court

noun

: a court that is subordinate to and whose decisions are subject to review by the highest court in a judicial system (as of a state or country)
specifically : a court having limited and specified jurisdiction rather than general jurisdiction

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“Inferior court.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/inferior%20court. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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