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  Supreme Court Of Judicature - LoveToKnow 1911
By section 4, the Supreme Court was to consist of two divisions, one to be called the "high-court of justice" and the other the "court of appeal." See further under Judicature Acts, and also the articles under the headings of the different courts enumerated above.
The Supreme Court of the United States is the head of the national judiciary.
In all the other cases before mentioned the Supreme Court shall have appellate jurisdiction both as to law and fact, with such exceptions and under such regulations as the Congress shall make." The Supreme Court of the United States also occupies the unique position of being guardian of the Constitution.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Supreme_Court_Of_Judicature   (241 words)

  
 JUDICATURE ACTS - Online Information article about JUDICATURE ACTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
England, to whom, by the 25th section of the Judicature Act 1881, all the statutory jurisdiction of the chief baron and the chief justice of the common pleas was transferred.
The high court, therefore, now consists of the chancery division, the common law division, under the name of the king's bench division; and the probate, divorce and admiralty division.
The pre-existing courts were consolidated into a supreme court of judicature, consisting of a high court of justice and a court of appeal.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /JEE_JUN/JUDICATURE_ACTS.html   (2746 words)

  
 Courts of England and Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Courts of England and Wales are the civil and criminal courts responsible for the administration of justice in England and Wales; they are constituted and governed by the Law of England and Wales and are subordinate to the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Magistrates' Courts are presided over by a bench of lay magistrates (or justices of the peace), or a legally-trained district judge (formerly known as a stipendiary magistrate), sitting in each local justice area.
For example an Employment Tribunal is an inferior court of record for the purposes of the law of contempt of court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Supreme_Court_of_Judicature   (2833 words)

  
 New Hampshire Supreme Court - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Court is comprised of a Chief Justice and four Associate Justices appointed by the Governor and Executive Council to serve during "good behavior" until retirement or the age of seventy.
In January 2004, the Supreme Court instituted mandatory appeals on the final decisions on the merits from the Family Division and the District, Probate and Superior Courts, under Supreme Court Rule 7.
According to RSA 490:3, when a justice of the Supreme Court has retired, is disqualified, or is unable to sit on a case, the chief justice or senior associate justice of the supreme court may assign a justice of the supreme court who has retired from regular active service.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/New_Hampshire_Supreme_Court   (3259 words)

  
 Raymond E. Cornelius - Information
This statute recites that Supreme Court possesses the same general jurisdiction in law and equity, under provisions of the State Constitution, as "...was possessed and exercised by the Supreme Court of the Colony of New York at any time, and by the Court of Chancery in England on the 4th day of July, 1776...".
The Court of Appeals, in its 1899 decision, traced the origin of the Supreme Court to a statute passed by the Legislature of the Colony of New York on May 6, 1691.
The Supreme Court of Judicature, as it was to be known for the next, approximately 150 years, was granted the same powers and authority as the English Courts of Kings Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer.
home.rochester.rr.com /rec/rart300.htm   (1143 words)

  
 Records Relating to Criminal Trials, Appeals, and Pardons, Information Leaflet #9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Court of General Sessions was a county-level court having jurisdiction over all felony cases not punishable by death or life imprisonment (those cases were reserved to the Court of Oyer and Terminer).
The court's jurisdiction was the same as that of the Court of General Sessions or County Court, except that Oyer and Terminer had jurisdiction over crimes punishable by life imprisonment or death.
The records and briefs of the Supreme Court Appellate Division (Fourth Department) are retained by the clerk of the court.
www.archives.nysed.gov /a/researchroom/rr_legal_trials.shtml   (6023 words)

  
 Duely and Constantly Kept
The Supreme Court of Judicature, or Supreme Court, was the colony's highest court of common law, with both original and appellate jurisdiction.
All judgments in civil cases tried either in the circuit courts or the Supreme Court terms were signed and filed by the clerk of the Supreme Court in New York City.
The Supreme Court took its authority to try or review criminal cases from the Court of King's Bench, which had jurisdiction over "pleas of the crown" that is, criminal cases.
www.courts.state.ny.us /history/elecbook/duely/pg9.htm   (1520 words)

  
 New Hampshire Supreme Court About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Members of the Supreme Court are nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the Executive Council for lifetime terms.
The newly formed legislature abolished the court of appeals, which was made up of the governor and council, and established the "Superior Court of Judicature" as the appellate court, with four justices.
That amendment said that rules regarding the administration of the courts and practice and procedure in the courts would be approved by the Chief Justice with the concurrence of a majority of the associate justices of the Supreme Court.
www.courts.state.nh.us /supreme/about.htm   (679 words)

  
 The Courts of Nova Scotia
(2) The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is responsible for the administration of the judicial functions of the Supreme Court, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the scheduling of the sittings of the Supreme Court and the assignment of judicial duties.
21A A judge of the Supreme Court is ex officio a judge of the Court of Appeal.
(4) A judge of the Supreme Court who was, immediately prior to the coming into force of this subsection, a judge of a county court is deemed to be designated as a resident judge for the judicial district in which that county court would be located but for its abolition.
www.courts.ns.ca /Rules/judicature_act_of_nova_scotia.htm   (5596 words)

  
 The Supreme Court Historical Society
The history of admission to the Supreme Court bar during the Court's first decade is significant for what it reveals about the functioning of the Court during its formative years.
Judges of the Supreme Court to dispense with a special rule of the Court in his favor, which precluded the admission of any person as a counsellor, who had not practiced as such in some of the Superior Courts of the States for three years antecedent to the adoption of the New Constitution.
William Cushing had been chief justice of that court from 1777 until his retirement to accept appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States, and, therefore, he was well acquainted with Tucker's capabilities.
www.supremecourthistory.org /04_library/subs_volumes/04_c20_d.html   (3525 words)

  
 Duely and Constantly Kept
The court was succeeded by the present Supreme Court in 1847.
The New York County Clerk's office holds the records of the state Supreme Court that were filed by the clerk at New York City, as well as almost all the surviving records of the colonial Supreme Court.
Therefore the information on Supreme Court practice and records is pertinent to lower courts of record as well The surviving records of the courts of common pleas (predecessor to the present county courts, established in 1847) are in custody of the county clerks.
www.courts.state.ny.us /history/elecbook/duely/pg8.htm   (1172 words)

  
 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
This court regarded that as a serious defect, not cured by references in the speeches of counsel, but applied the proviso to section 2(1) of the 1968 Act as the subsection stood before amendment in 1995.
154 the court allowed an appeal and quashed a conviction because a defence, unattractive as it may have been, had not been put to the jury with the balanced treatment and consideration which the court held to be the right of every criminal defendant.
The court opined (at page 153) that Betts was guilty of murder if, while in the act of committing a felonious act of violence, he caused death by some act in the course of that felonious act of violence.
www.innocent.org.uk /cases/derekbentley/judgement.htm   (17489 words)

  
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In those affidavits she does not, of course, deal with certain allegations to which I shall have to refer shortly, which were made by the father and witnesses on his behalf against her, because at that time no such allegations had been raised.
So not only do I say that the judge's exercise of his discretion could not be interfered with by this court, but in my judgment it was, in the circumstances of this case, a very proper exercise of that discretion.
In this case the Australian courts are the proper courts in which to investigate the allegations made by the father; if those allegations have substance I have no doubt that the Australian courts will deal with them appropriately.
www.hiltonhouse.com /cases/Evans_uk.txt   (2080 words)

  
 Constitutional Reform Act 2005
In the Commons Act 1876, in section 30 (jurisdiction of county court) for the words from "to be made by the Supreme Court" to "Supreme Court of Judicature Act 1875" substitute "within the meaning given in the Interpretation Act 1978".
(2) In section 17(3)(a) for "Supreme Court of Judicature in England" substitute "Senior Courts" and for "Supreme Court of Judicature of Northern Ireland" substitute "Court of Judicature".
(4) In section 29 (non-British subjects as solicitors) for "of the Supreme Court or of the Supreme Court of Northern Ireland" substitute "of the Senior Courts or of the Court of Judicature".
www.opsi.gov.uk /ACTS/acts2005/50004-ag.htm   (1545 words)

  
 BBC - Crime Fighters - High Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Along with the Court of Appeal, it is based at the gothic buildings of the Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand, London (pictured), but also sits at 26 towns around the country.
It forms the Supreme Court of Judicature, with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court.
This is a procedure whereby a court refers a statement of the facts and a question of law to a superior court for advice.
www.bbc.co.uk /crime/fighters/highcourt.shtml   (829 words)

  
 Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago: Judiciary of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The constitution goes on to provide that the High Court and the Supreme Court shall be superior courts of record and bestows upon these courts all the powers of such a court and saves all powers vested in the Supreme Court immediately before the commencement of the constitution.
The Court of Appeal Judges are referred to as Justices of Appeal and High Court judges are referred to as either Judges of the High Court or Puisne Judges.
The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and eleven Puisine Judges.
www.gov.tt /printfriendly/printerversion.asp?id=1132   (366 words)

  
 WEST RIVER BRIDGE CO. v. DIX, 47 U.S. 507 (1848) -- US Supreme Court Cases from Justia & Oyez
The decisions of the Supreme Court of Vermont are therefore affirmed.
In the decisions of this court on constitutional questions it has happened frequently, that, though its members were united in the judgment, great differences existed among them in the reasons for it, or in the limitations on some of the principles involved.
This cause same on to be heard on the transcript of the record from the Supreme Court of Judicature of the State of Vermont, and the Chancellor of the first Judicial Circuit of the said State of Vermont, and was argued by counsel.
supreme.justia.com /us/47/507/case.html   (12086 words)

  
 SUPREME COURT OF BELIZE DECISION
It was not properly before the court, and the court had erred in acting upon it.
As the Court of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas
It is for the foreign court and for the foreign court alone.
www.joeizen.com /belize.htm   (3577 words)

  
 Judicature Article Studies Six Potential Supreme Court Nominees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
DES MOINES, Iowa, July 6 /U.S. Newswire/ -- A recent article from Judicature, the journal of the American Judicature Society, studies in detail the decision-making behavior of six judges who have been viewed as potential nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Judicature has long published articles that examine federal judicial selection and the politics surrounding it and the confirmation process.
Results of the study showed the six jurists made decisions viewed to be conservative, the most conservative in criminal justice cases and the least conservative in economic and labor cases.
releases.usnewswire.com /GetRelease.asp?id=50002   (286 words)

  
 Gilder Lehrman Center: Sources: Supreme Court of Judicature, New York City, "New York Conspiracy,"
Supreme Court of Judicature, New York City, "New York Conspiracy," Journal of the Proceedings Against the Conspirators, at New York in 1741.
At a Supreme Court of judicature held for the province of New York, at the city-hall of the city of New York, on Tuesday, April 21, 1741-Present, Frederick Philipse, esq.
My charge, gentlemen, further is, to present all conspiracies, combinations, and other offences, from treasons down to trespasses; and in your inquiries, the oath you, and each of you have just now taken will, I am persuaded, be your guide, and I pray God to direct and assist you in the discharge of your duty.
www.yale.edu /glc/archive/912.htm   (1449 words)

  
 Judgment of the Court of Appeal, London
For publishers of repute to have the publication of one of their books stopped by an order of the court prior to the announced publication date is obviously a very serious matter for them.
Further, the court has no up-to-date information regarding the course of the Californian proceedings, or as to how far the appeal is being actively pursued.
As to that matter, the long-standing respect which the courts of this country extend to the decisions of courts in the United States of America is in no way in issue.
www-2.cs.cmu.edu /afs/cs/user/dst/www/Library/Shelf/miller/courtuk2.htm   (5459 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Judgments
The Court’s decisions are published in English and French in its official reports, the Canada Supreme Court Reports.
All written and oral judgments and reasons for judgment are printed in their entirety along with a summary (called a headnote) of the reasons.
The first case reported, published in 1877, was for an appeal heard in 1876 from the Supreme Court of Judicature of Prince Edward Island.
www.scc-csc.gc.ca /judgments/index_e.asp   (142 words)

  
 Jamaican Courts and justices 1891 F
Up to 1879 the Supreme Court of Judicature of this island was but a Court of Common Law, although under various statutes it exercised jurisdiction in bankruptcy, and in several other matters specifically provided for.
Almost the same jurisdiction as that of the former District Courts is conferred upon the Resident Magistrates Court, and it is the Intermediate Court between the Supreme Court and the Courts of Petty Sessions.
The Clerks of the Courts act as Clerks in the Courts of Petty Sessions and in the Resident Magistrates Courts and Circuit Courts.
www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com /Samples/1891law.htm   (920 words)

  
 Political Parties Act 2001 - Message Board - ezboard.com
A political party shall exist by virtue of its enrollment into the Register of Political Parties, which shall be administered by the Supreme Court of Judicature.
The Supreme Court of Judicature may at any time dissolve a political party, if that political party, in the judgement of the Supreme Court of Judicature, develops any activity against the law, peace or public order of the Kingdom.
In the Electoral Act, 2001, Section 7 (iv) the words "or names of citizen or citizens or the political party" are substituted by words "of the political party" and the word between brackets are deleted.
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 In The Supreme Court Of Judicature Court Of Appeal (Civil Division) On Appeal From Family Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This court is a court of law, not of morals, and our task has been to find, and our duty is then to apply the relevant principles of law to the situation before us - a situation which is quite unique.
But the child now being a ward of court, although due weight must be given to the decision of the parents which everybody accepts was an entirely responsible one, doing what they considered was best, the fact of the matter is that this court now has to make the decision.
It means no more and no less than that the court must decide what is best for her, taking all her interests and needs into account, weighing and then bringing into balance the advantages against disadvantages, the risks of harm against the hopes of benefit which flow from the course of action under consideration.
gsulaw.gsu.edu /faculty/lawwae/siamese2.htm   (16234 words)

  
 Chapter 11
A (1) All courts and all persons presiding over the courts shall exercise their functions independently of the control and direction of any other person or authority; and shall be free and independent from political, executive and any other form of direction and control.
(2) Subject to the provisions of articles 199 and 201, all courts shall be administratively autonomous and shall be funded by a direct charge upon the Consolidated Fund; and such courts shall operate in accordance with the principles of sound financial and administrative management.
The Judges of the Court of Appeal shall be the Chancellor, who shall be the President of the Court of Appeal, the Chief Justice and such number of Justices of Appeal as may be prescribed by Parliament.
www.sdnp.org.gy /parliament/constitution/Chapter11.html   (851 words)

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