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  California Courts: Courts: Courts of Appeal
In 2006, the California Appellate Court Legacy Project was undertaken to interview all retired justices in the state, as well as active justices who may be nearing retirement.
Overseen by the Appellate Court Legacy Project Committee (chaired by Associate Justice Judith L. Haller of the Fourth Appellate District, Division One), interviews are videotaped or audiotaped and conducted by interviewers selected from within the appellate branch.
At the thirty-fifth session of the Legislature, on March 14, 1903, an amendment was proposed to Article VI of the California Constitution to create a more lasting solution to the continuing problem of court congestion.
www.courtinfo.ca.gov /courts/courtsofappeal   (770 words)

  Court of Session - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Court of Session is the supreme civil court in Scotland.
Although the two courts have a largely co-extensive jurisdiction, with the choice of court being given in the first place to the pursuer (petitioner), the vast majority of difficult or high-value cases in Scotland are brought in the Court of Session.
It was formerly argued that the Act of Union 1707 expressly forbade appeals from the Court of Session to the House of Lords.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Court_of_Session   (763 words)

 Court of Session - LegalOwl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Scottish Court of Admiralty lost its prize jurisdiction to the English Court of Admiralty in 1825, and in 1830 its civil and criminal jurisdiction was transferred respectively to the Court of Session and the High Court of Justiciary.
The court of session is divided into the inner house and outer house, with appeal from the latter to the former, and from the former to the house of lords of the United Kingdom.
During the Middle Ages the term was applied to certain court sessions held in the counties of England; it was also applied in France to special sessions of the Parlement of Paris (the High Court) that met in the provinces.
www.legalowl.com /topics/Court-of-Session   (2631 words)

 BBC - Crime Fighters - Scottish Court of Session   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Court of Session is Scotland's supreme civil court.
The Court of Session is organised in two divisions called the Outer House and the Inner House.
The Court of Session was established in 1532 with 14 judges appointed by the King.
www.bbc.co.uk /crime/fighters/scotscourtofsession.shtml   (845 words)

 USATODAY.com - Supreme Court's new session starts Monday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The nine justices are beginning their ninth annual session together, an unprecedented period of stability for the court that could end soon if any speculation about retirements becomes reality.
Virginia's Supreme Court struck down the law last year, saying that "despite the laudable intentions of the (Legislature) to combat bigotry and racism," the statute wrongly singles out a type of free speech.
The lower court said the law stems partly from Congress' power to prevent sex discrimination, noting that women are often regarded as the primary family caretakers, and that Congress sought to provide medical leave for workers irrespective of gender.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2002-10-03-court_x.htm   (1650 words)

 City of Wichita - Rules of the Municipal Court Rule 09: Daily Docket - Sessions
A designation of these days of court shall be made at the beginning of each calendar year, and a copy thereof shall be filed by the Clerk of the Municipal Court with the Clerk of the 18th Judicial District Court.
Each Division of the Court shall have a written docket sheet for the daily dockets, and said dockets may include special divisions or sessions for criminal, domestic violence, driving under the influence, drug, environmental, traffic offenses, impound proceedings or civil rights proceedings as the administrative judge may prescribe.
Otherwise, cases assigned to the docket to any municipal court judge should not be heard or handled by another municipal court judge absent compelling circumstances or pursuant to the agreement of the parties.
www.wichitagov.org /CityOffices/MunicipalCourt/Rules/Rule9.htm   (742 words)

 Court's in Session
COURT'S IN SESSION is a pilot program designed by the Fayette Commonwealth Attorney's Office to educate and enlighten children about the workings of the criminal justice system.
COURT'S IN SESSION recognizes that raising responsible citizens is an investment to which we must commit.
The final session is a field trip to the courthouse where the students conduct the trial.
www.lexingtonprosecutor.com /court's.htm   (447 words)

 Lansing State Journal:High court session tackles criminal law, race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The court, on a 5-2 vote, restricted a defendant's right to have counsel present when a witness identified him to police before he was indicted.
In the second case, the court unanimously said two environmental groups had standing - or the legal right to sue - by claiming their members would be personally harmed if Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co. and Empire Mine degraded wetlands.
In a 5-2 ruling, the court said applying different standards to racial groups in discrimination cases was unconstitutional.
www.lsj.com /news/local/040808_court_2b.html   (448 words)

 Court of Session and High Court Opinions Search - Introduction
Court of Session opinions from September 1998, including opinions in commercial cases from January 1998, are available.
Criminal opinions of the High Court of Justiciary, including opinions in some sentence appeals, are available.
If you have any comments or suggestions on the way the court judgments have been presented on these pages or on the method of searching the judgments, please send an email message to opinions@scotcourts.gov.uk.
www.scotcourts.gov.uk /opinionsApp/supreme.asp   (274 words)

 Hoopa Court Codes
The purpose of the training session will be to familiarize prospective spokespersons and prospective pro-tem judicial candidates of the rules of court, rules of civil procedure, rules of evidence, trial procedure, and tribal law.
Judges and personnel of the Tribal Court shall cooperate with federal and state courts and agencies to the extent such cooperation is consistent with Tribal law.
The rules of court are subject to change by the Court with notice, but such changes shall not be interpreted so as to prejudice the rights of parties in pending cases.
www.hoopa-nsn.gov /departments/tribalcourt/courtcodes.htm   (3340 words)

 The New York Law Journal - Court Begins Session With Ineffective Assistance Claims
The first one is whether an insurer may delay notifying the insured of a coverage denial until after investigating alternate sources of insurance, even though the existence or lack of an alternate policy has nothing to do with whether the insurer denies coverage.
The case is on appeal from the U.S. District Court in Northern New Jersey to the Third Circuit in Philadelphia.
The issue made its way to New York courts because under the election of law provision in the deferred compensation plan, disputes are governed by New York law.
www.law.com /jsp/nylj/PubArticleNY.jsp?id=1065807561464   (1289 words)

 Washington Courts
The state's "court of last resort" is asked to review more than a thousand cases each year.
Rather, the Court hears only legal issues, and decides the case based on the factual record developed in the trial court.
The Court's opinions are published by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing and are available, for a fee, to the public or can be read in the State and/or County Law Libraries at no cost.
www.courts.wa.gov /appellate_trial_courts/supreme/calendar   (303 words)

 Court plans CDA session | CNET News.com
The Supreme Court will hold a conference tomorrow to discuss Reno vs. ACLU and may decide whether to hear the case or simply affirm a Philadelphia federal court's decision and put the Communications Decency Act to rest, court officials told CNET today.
Supreme Court to reject a preliminary injunction imposed by the Philadelphia court against the decency act.
ACLU staff attorney Ann Beeson said today that she had anticipated an announcement from the court as early as next week but was surprised to hear that the conference was scheduled before Thanksgiving.
news.com.com /2100-1023-250391.html   (459 words)

 High Court of Justiciary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The judges of the High Court are the same ones who sit in the Court of Session, Scotland's highest civil court.
The remaining judges are referred to as Lords Commissioners of Justiciary in the context of the High Court, but are normally called Lords of Council and Session or Senators of the College of Justice, their Court of Session titles.
There is no further appeal from the High Court's decision on appeal, in contrast to the Court of Session, from which it is possible to appeal to the House of Lords, the UK's highest court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/High_Court_of_Justiciary   (577 words)

 Court TV Gallery: Inside The Supreme Court
All persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the United States, are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the Court is now sitting.
When the Court is in session, these words are announced by the Court's Marshal as the Justices file into the Chamber, all dressed in traditional fl robes.
The decision was the first legal action taken against segregation in the United States, and while the ruling had been carefully limited to the desegregation of public schools the decision had a much broader impact.
www.courttv.com /archive/multimedia/supremecourt/interior1.html   (363 words)

 Trial student court in session soon at Patrick Henry High
In a youth court, the jury — five fellow students who have been trained in judicial procedure — is responsible for deciding punishment.
An administrator gives the student and his or her parents the choice of facing charges in juvenile court or admitting guilt and going to youth court.
Shortly after the school was selected as the court's pilot site, it was included in media coverage about the school resource officer program and the Roanoke school system's failure to accurately report violence and crime data.
www.roanoke.com /roatimes/news/story156857.html   (606 words)

The court found that although the courts are free to all litigants, that freedom must not be confused with licence.
A paradox occurs for in Cintec v Parkes and Frost 2003, the English Court of Appeal judge refused leave to appeal upon the submission by Frost he was entitled to a VAT account invoice as per Lord Bonomy’s determination which was endorsed by the Extra Division of the Court of Session.
March 2001’ the Court of Session held that the operation of the Vexatious Actions (Scotland) Act, 1898 was not incompatible with Article 6 of the Human Rights Act.
www.martinfrost.ws /htmlfiles/Vexlit_skelarg.html   (9681 words)

 Court of Session Act 1810 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Court of Session Act 1810 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 50 Geo.
This Act was a follow-up Act to the Court of Session Act 1808 in reforming the Court of Session, creating the two divisions known as the Inner House and the Outer House.
Reform continued with the Court of Session Act 1813 which created the final form of the Outer House, and the Jury Trials (Scotland) Act 1815 which introduced trial by jury.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Court_of_Session_Act_1810   (203 words)

 District Court Jury Trials Suspended   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As of April 1, the Superior Court will resume handling cases from the District Court in which a defendant appeals his or her conviction by a judge and asks for a jury trial, which has been the procedure in other counties.
The District court judges who had been presiding at jury trials will be reassigned to help reduce the increasing volume of non-jury District Court cases, particularly in Nashua and Manchester.
The intent of the District Court jury session, which began in 1992, was to help address the issue of lack of courtroom space and judges in the Superior Court for handling misdemeanor cases by providing jury trials in the District Court.
www.courts.state.nh.us /press/ctjury.htm   (373 words)

 The Court of Session etc. Fees Amendment Order 2002
This Order may be cited as the Court of Session etc. Fees Amendment Order 2002 and shall come into force on 1st July 2002.
In relation to a simplified divorce application, citation of any persons under rule 16.1(1)(a)(i), (ii) or (iii), as applied by rule 49.76, of the Rules of Court, or intimation to any person or persons under rule 16.1(1)(a)(i), (ii) or (iii), as applied by rule 49.76, of those Rules, where such intimation is required.
The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46).
www.opsi.gov.uk /legislation/scotland/ssi2002/20020270.htm   (2785 words)

 Harvard Gazette: Navajo top court in session at HLS
Justices of the Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation Lorene Ferguson (from left), Herb Yazzie, and Louise Grant hear oral arguments in the Ames Courtroom at the Law School.
The court, based in Window Rock, Ariz., frequently visits law schools to educate students and the general public about itself.
One of the reasons training in Navajo law is so important to the court is because it is in a period of law reform.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2006/04.20/12-navajo.html   (399 words)

 Superior Court Holds Session at ASU
Monday morning’s Maricopa County Superior Court session was called to order not by a bailiff or judicial assistant, but by ASU College of Law Associate Dean Noel Fidel, a former superior and appellate court judge.  The venue: the College of Law Great Hall, where more than 200 law students sat with notebooks and laptops ready. 
The event was part of the “Dean’s Seminar on the Study and Practice of Law,” a series of lectures and interactions with attorneys and judges that first year law students are required to attend as part of the first year curriculum.
Judge Peter Reinstein worked with Fidel to arrange the court hearings.  The goal was to give students a sense of what’s involved in preparing and arguing cases before the court.
www.law.asu.edu /?id=9341   (712 words)

 New Haven Drug Court to Hold Session at Quinnipiac College Law School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Drug Court Sessions are sessions of the Superior Court that assist with the intervention, treatment and rehabilitation of non-violent drug offenders who desire to change circumstances in their lives and break the cycle of drug dependency.
The Drug Court Program consists of a minimum of 48 weeks and a maximum of 15 months of treatment, which may consist of inpatient, residential and outpatient treatment or a combination of any of the above.
All drug sessions require defendants to sign a contract outlining the court-ordered treatment conditions and sanctions, including community service.
www.jud.state.ct.us /external/news/press63.html   (367 words)

 Court of Session - Other series
If you are visiting the NAS to research Court of Sessions (CS) records, you may wish to print out our guides, familiarise yourself with them, and refer to them during your visit.
In 1830, the Jury Court was united with the Court of Session, but its records continued to be kept separately until 1850.
Apart from dealing with actions as a court of first instance, the Court of Session could also be asked by litigants to call cases from an inferior court, eg sheriff courts or burgh courts, for review of decrees pronounced there.
www.nas.gov.uk /guides/otherSeries.asp   (1677 words)

 CD Baby: SUPREME COURT: Live In Session
A Supreme Court date is not so much a gig as it is an unscripted, bubbling cauldron waiting to explode with creativity, special guests, humor, and superb musicianship.
Supreme Court "Live in Session" is a sequence of live recordings in area night clubs.
All of the musicians in Supreme Court are veterans of the East Coast jazz, blues, and rock scenes.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/supremecourt   (834 words)

 Court of Session Practice - £285.00 - Tottel
Court of Session Practice is a "must have" for all practitioners dealing with the Court of Session.
This major new looseleaf text provides essential, up-to-date guidance on the changing rules and procedures of the Court of Session - in a single, up-to-date source.
Written by practitioners with expert knowledge of how the Court works on a daily basis, this is an indispensable source of reference for all judges, advocates, solicitor advocates, solicitors and clerks of the court undertaking session work. /ProductDetails/mcs/productID/757   (140 words)

 Topeka.org | Municipal Court: Daily Docket Sessions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A designation of the days that court will be in session shall be made by the Administrative Judge at the beginning of each calendar year, and a copy thereof shall be posted by the Clerk of the Municipal Court.
9.2 The Court shall have a docket sheet for the daily dockets and may include special sessions for criminal, domestic violence, driving under the influence, drug, environmental, animal, traffic offenses or administrative proceedings as the Administrative Judge may prescribe.
C. "Driving Under Influence Docket" refers to the Municipal Court docket session designated to include any traffic or criminal offense(s) involving, or connected to, a charge of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, or drugs, or both.
www.topeka.org /municipalcourt/rule9.shtml   (500 words)

 Superior Court in session at ASU law school
Fidel, a former Superior and appellate courts judge, mentioned the idea to Superior Court Judge Peter Reinstein last year as a way to help students see their studies in practice.
Reinstein, who knew Fidel from his days as a Superior Court judge, thought the idea would be a great opportunity for first-year students.
Students have been able to view state Supreme Court and Court of Appeals proceedings in the past, but Fidel said viewing Superior Court proceedings provides students with a unique opportunity.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/mesa/articles/1027T-court26Z11.html   (447 words)

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