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  Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Court of Appeals -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the State of New York State, for instance, the Court of Appeals is the highest court in the state and the court of last resort within the State.
In New Mexico, the Court of Appeals is the intermediate appellate court between county jurisdictions and the state's Supreme Court.
In Germany, with civil and criminal cases, the highest court in a hierarchy of appellate courts is the Bundesgerichtshof[?].
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/co/Court_of_Appeals   (261 words)

  
 Learn more about Court of Appeals in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Court of Appeals is the title of certain appellate courts in various jurisdictions.
Many British Commonwealth countries have courts by the name of the Court of Appeal above the High Court and below the court of last resort (which may be the House of Lords, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, etc.).
In France the Courts of Appeals are one level under the Cour de cassation, which is the court of last resort.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /c/co/court_of_appeals.html   (368 words)

  
 The Court of Appeals of Virginia
The Court of Appeals of Virginia was established January 1, 1985.
The Court of Appeals consists of eleven judges who are elected for eight year terms by a majority of the members of each house of the General Assembly.
The chief judge of the Court of Appeals is elected by a majority vote of the judges of the Court of Appeals to serve a term of four years.
www.courts.state.va.us /coa/coa.htm   (1421 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Ohio / District Courts of Appeal
Each district is served by a court of appeals that sits in each of the counties in that district.
In addition to their appellate jurisdiction, the courts of appeals have original jurisdiction, as does the Supreme Court, to hear applications for writs of habeas corpus, mandamus, procedendo, prohibition and quo warranto.
Court of appeals judges are elected in even-numbered years to six-year terms on a nonpartisan ballot.
www.sconet.state.oh.us /District_Courts   (260 words)

  
 Colorado Judicial Branch - Court of Appeals
The Colorado Court of Appeals, consisting of 16 judges who are retained by the public to serve eight-year terms, is the state’s intermediate appellate court.
The mission of the Court of Appeals is to provide the citizens of Colorado with clear, impartial, and timely resolutions of appealed orders and judgments as provided by law.
The Court of Appeals was created by statute; accordingly, jurisdiction is limited to the areas specified by state statute, together with the inherent powers granted to all courts.
www.courts.state.co.us /coa/coaindex.htm   (244 words)

  
 Texas Judiciary Online - Texas Appellate Courts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The fourteen Courts of Appeals have intermediate appellate jurisdiction in both civil and criminal cases appealed from district or county courts.
Appeals in the Courts of Appeals are usually heard by a panel of three justices, unless in a particular case an en banc hearing is ordered, in which instance all the justices of that Court hear and consider the case.
Eighth Court of Appeals Ninth Court of Appeals
www.courts.state.tx.us /appcourt.asp   (169 words)

  
 Court of Appeals
The Court of Appeals, created by the General Assembly in 1925, hears appeals in civil or noncriminal cases from trial courts and certain state boards and commissions.
Court of Appeals judges are elected on a “yes-no” ballot every eight years.
As with judges on the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals, the 12 members of the Court of Appeals must, by state law, be evaluated every eight years.
www.tsc.state.tn.us /geninfo/Bio/Appeals/Biotca.htm   (445 words)

  
 Arkansas Judiciary - Arkansas Court of Appeals
Pursuant to Act 1812 of 2003, the State of Arkansas is divided into seven (7) districts for the election of judges to the Arkansas Court of Appeals, and the dates of electing the judges within each of these districts is established.
The jurisdiction of the Arkansas Court of Appeals is determined by the Arkansas Supreme Court.
However, opinions decided by the Arkansas Court of Appeals may be reviewed by the Arkansas Supreme Court on application by a party to the appeal, upon certification of the Arkansas Court of Appeals, or if the Arkansas Supreme Court decides the case is one that should have originally been assigned to it.
courts.state.ar.us /courts/ca.html   (576 words)

  
 New York State Court of Appeals Home Page
New York's highest appellate court was established to articulate statewide principles of law in the context of deciding particular lawsuits.
The Rules of Practice of the Court of Appeals apply to civil and noncapital criminal appeals, motions, criminal leave applications and certified questions from the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Courts of Appeal and state courts of last resort.
Oral arguments at the Court of Appeals are held during nine calendar months, and the Court usually sits in late August to hear and decide cases related to primary elections.
www.courts.state.ny.us /ctapps   (554 words)

  
 Hamilton Co. Court of Appeals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The First District Court of Appeals is one of twelve appellate districts in the state of Ohio.
Each case on appeal is reviewed by a panel of 3 judges, one of whom is assigned by random to write a decision after reviewing the record and the briefs filed in the case.
This court and its personnel are committed to serving the citizens of Hamilton County, Ohio in an open, orderly and efficient manner.
www.hamilton-co.org /appealscourt   (224 words)

  
 District of Columbia Court of Appeals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Congress established the District of Columbia Court of Appeals as the highest court of the District of Columbia in 1970.
The D.C. Court of Appeals is the equivalent of a state supreme court.
As the highest court for the District of Columbia, the Court of Appeals is authorized to review all final orders, judgments and specified interlocutory orders of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
www.dcappeals.gov /dccourts/appeals   (207 words)

  
 US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is soliciting applications from persons interested in appointment as Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Ohio at Columbus.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has posted the 2005 Court Session Calendar for the arguments to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio.
By the time of appointment to a law clerk position, the candidate must be a law school graduate or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree.
www.ca6.uscourts.gov   (396 words)

  
 Michigan Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Closed Dec. 24 - 26, 2003 and Dec. 31, 2003 - Jan. 2, 2004.
The Michigan Court of Appeals is undertaking a program to improve its operations and, as part of this initiative, the Court seeks proposals both from its own Judges and staff and from persons and organizations outside the Court.
Filings received by the Court on or after October 1, 2003, must be accompanied by the new fees.
courtofappeals.mijud.net   (620 words)

  
 United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has announced the reappointments of two veteran federal public defenders.
PHOENIX – Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder today announced a rule amendment increasing the size of en banc courts convened by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to resolve important issues of law within the circuit.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a special sitting Sept. 30 at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in Tucson, Ariz. Oral arguments will begin at 10 a.m.
www.ca9.uscourts.gov   (238 words)

  
 Oregon Court of Appeals
The court has jurisdiction to hear all civil and criminal appeals from circuit courts, except death penalty cases, and to review most state administrative agency actions.
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court appoints the Chief Judge from among the ten judges on the Court of Appeals.
For a more detailed description of the Court of Appeals, see An Introduction to the Courts of Oregon.
www.ojd.state.or.us /courts/coa   (122 words)

  
 About Court of Appeals
The Court of Appeals is this state’s only intermediate appellate court.
In fiscal year 2003-2004, more than 1,750 cases were filed with the Court of Appeals.
Cases in which there is a dissent in the Court of Appeals go to the Supreme Court as well as to those that the Supreme Court accepts for review through petition.
www.nccourts.org /Courts/Appellate/Appeal   (104 words)

  
 Welcome to the Website of the Indiana Court of Appeals
The Court of Appeals became a constitutional court under a 1970 revision of the Constitution.
The Court of Appeals has five districts, with a total of 15 judges.
The judges of the Court of Appeals are selected in the same manner and serve the same terms as the Supreme Court justices.
www.in.gov /judiciary/appeals   (249 words)

  
 Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions Home - Colorado Bar Association
A joint project of the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado appellate court's BBS.
The final advance sheets provided by the court are published in The Colorado Lawyer.
Changes to or modifications of these opinions resulting from any action taken by the Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court are not incorporated here.
www.cobar.org /opinions/index.cfm?CourtID=1   (167 words)

  
 United States Courts of Appeals
The 94 U.S. judicial districts are organized into 12 regional circuits, each of which has a United States court of appeals.
A court of appeals hears appeals from the district courts located within its circuit, as well as appeals from decisions of federal administrative agencies.
In addition, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has nationwide jurisdiction to hear appeals in specialized cases, such as those involving patent laws and cases decided by the Court of International Trade and the Court of Federal Claims.
www.uscourts.gov /courtsofappeals.html   (135 words)

  
 Kansas Court of Appeals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Purpose, Authority, and History of the Kansas Court of Appeals.
The Court of Appeals Docket for August 3, 23 - 24, September 20 - 21, and October 18 - 19, 25 - 26.
Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas
www.kscourts.org /ctapp   (81 words)

  
 LII: New York Court of Appeals Collection Home
The New York Court of Appeals is the highest court of New York State.
Decisions of the Court are available within a day of their being handed down.
All decisions prior to 2000 were retrieved from the Court's BBS and archived with interim citations by J. Richardson Lippert, II, of Franklinville, NY.
www.law.cornell.edu /nyctap   (438 words)

  
 Texas Judiciary Online - 14th Court of Appeals Home Page
The Fourteenth Court of Appeals serves the Houston, Texas area.
Neither the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information posted on this page, subsequent pages, or any other web site to which the Fourteenth Court of Appeals provides a link.
However, if you send an electronic mail message to the Fourteenth Court of Appeals that contains personally identifying information, please note that all information collected, assembled, or maintained in connection with the transaction of official business by a governmental body is "public information" subject to the Texas Public Information Act, Government Code chapter 522.
www.14thcoa.courts.state.tx.us   (251 words)

  
 Texas Judiciary Online - 1st Court of Appeals Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The First Court of Appeals serves the Houston, Texas area.
Neither the First Court of Appeals, nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information posted on this page, subsequent pages, or any other web site to which the First Court of Appeals provides a link.
However, if you send an electronic mail message to the First Court of Appeals that contains personally identifying information, please note that all information collected, assembled, or maintained in connection with the transaction of official business by a governmental body is "public information" subject to the Texas Public Information Act, Government Code chapter 522.
www.1stcoa.courts.state.tx.us   (251 words)

  
 Court of Appeals of Virginia
See also the related link: Court of Appeals Case Information (which allows searching on cases using name or case number).
Opinions designated by the Court as having precedential value or as otherwise having significance for the law or legal system.
The Court of Appeals of Virginia's administrative headquarters are located in the Supreme Court Building in Richmond, Virginia.
www.courts.state.va.us /cav/home.html   (225 words)

  
 United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit announces that Circuit Judge Paul R. Michel assumed the duties of Chief Judge of the court on December 25, 2004.
Judge Michel was appointed to the court by President Ronald Reagan in March 1988.
Letter to the Secretary, Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, concerning the unanimous opposition of the judges of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to 3 of the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
www.fedcir.gov   (317 words)

  
 5th Court of Appeals - Dallas, Texas
Disclaimer: Webmaster and court personnel have made every effort to insure that the information provided at this website is correct, but the Webmaster and Court disclaim any responsibility for any inaccuracies.
Correspondence with Webmaster does not constitute communications with the 5th Court of Appeals.
If you feel you must contact someone about a case, please refer all of your communications to the Clerk of the Court.
www.5thcoa.courts.state.tx.us   (93 words)

  
 Texas Judiciary Online - 10th Court of Appeals Home Page
The Tenth Court of Appeals hears approximately 400 criminal and civil appeals a year from the eighteen-county district.
The Court is composed of a Chief Justice and two Justices.
- Effective September 1, 2005, Burleson and Walker counties are in the Tenth Court of Appeals jurisdiction.
www.10thcoa.courts.state.tx.us   (94 words)

  
 Utah State Courts - Appellate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mission of the Utah Courts is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.
The Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Court of Appeals are initiating a pilot program to evaluate the usefulness of receiving briefs in electronic form.
Read the biographies of the Court of Appeals judges in the Gallery of Judges.
www.utcourts.gov /courts/appell   (181 words)

  
 Libraries of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Ask Bill - The Best Internet Law Library
The Federal Judicial History section gives the legislative history of the Supreme Court, the Circuit Courts, the Courts of Appeals and the District Courts, as well as biographical information about each presidentially appointed judge on the courts since 1789.
Handbook for attorneys appointed by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to represent prisoners in litigation filed pro se.
Searchable Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals opinions (from September 1995) and Courts of Appeals opinions (from June 1995) as well as information about the Wisconsin Judicial System, including history of the court, biography and portraits of the justices of the Supreme Court, as well as forms.
www.lb7.uscourts.gov /reflinks.htm   (8401 words)

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