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  Supreme court - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The court's decisions are final and binding on the federal courts and the courts from all provinces and territories, including the Province of Quebec which has its own distinct legal system in matters of property and civil law based on the Civil Code of Quebec.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan was established on 2nd March 1956 under the newly enacted Constitution (1956) of Pakistan.
Hoge Raad der Nederlanden is the Supreme Court of the Netherlands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Supreme_court   (2556 words)

  
 Supreme Court of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest judicial body in the United States and leads the judicial branch of the United States federal government.
The court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, who are nominated by the President and confirmed with the "advice and consent" of the Senate.
Thus, for example, the Court between 1969 and 1986 is referred to as the "Burger Court" (for Chief Justice Warren E. Burger) and the Court between 1986 and 2005 is referred to as the "Rehnquist Court" (for Chief Justice William Rehnquist).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States   (4360 words)

  
 The Supreme Court of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The courts, with the Supreme Court at the fore, are empowered inter alia to review the legality of Government decisions and the constitutionality of legislation adopted by the Storting.
It is the function of the Supreme Court, as the highest court in the land, to ensure uniformity of legal process and to contribute to the resolution of matters on which the law is unclear.
Accordingly, leave to appeal to the Supreme Court is often granted in cases that raise matters of principle beyond the specific subject matter of the issue in dispute.
www.hoyesterett.no /1394.asp   (1338 words)

  
 Arkansas Judiciary - Arkansas Supreme Court
The judges of the Supreme Court shall be elected by the qualified electors of the State and shall hold their offices during the term of eight years from the date of their commissions.
The seven Arkansas Supreme Court judges are elected in state-wide non-partisan races, and serve staggered terms, such that it is unlikely all members of the court would be replaced in one election.
In the event a member of the court fails to serve his entire term of office, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the Governor of Arkansas.
courts.state.ar.us /courts/sc.html   (613 words)

  
 Colorado Judicial Branch
The Colorado Supreme Court is the state’s court of last resort.
The Chief Justice appoints the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and the Chief Judge of each of the state’s 22 judicial districts, and is vested with the authority to assign judges (active or retired) to perform judicial duties.
Colorado’s attorneys are licensed and disciplined by the Supreme Court.
www.courts.state.co.us /supct/supctindex.htm   (258 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court reversed the Chancery Court and determined that despite the parties and the witnesses being based in Florida, and the application of...
From Fox: The Supreme Court ruled Monday that one-time stripper and Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith could pursue part of her late husband’s oil...
ABC News: Supreme Court Whether it's the Supreme Court or changes in police tactics, ABC News' Manny Medrano's blog, "Order in the Court," delivers the straight scoop on all things legal.
www.technorati.com /tag/Supreme+Court   (564 words)

  
 Supreme Court: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Petitioners must fill in the Mode of Declaration Form and return it to the Specialised Section of the Supreme Court Legal Registry by Thursday, 11 May 2006.
A revised edition of the Rules of Court incorporating these amendments up to 1 April 2006 was published on 30 March 2006.
A new edition of The Supreme Court Practice Directions was issued on 16 December 2006.
app.supremecourt.gov.sg /default.aspx?pgID=1   (583 words)

  
 The Supreme Court in Transition - The New York Times
It appeared unlikely that a Supreme Court majority would overturn as unconstitutional the 2003 redistricting plan that led to the loss of five Democratic seats in Congress.
The Supreme Court brought an end to a 20-year effort to hold anti-abortion groups accountable for blockading abortion clinics during the 1980's.
A month after the Supreme Court rejected federal efforts to block Oregon's doctor-assisted suicide law, the issue has not yet hit the top of the national agenda as some predicted.
www.nytimes.com /pages/politics/politicsspecial1/index.html   (512 words)

  
 North Dakota Supreme Court Home Page
The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a case involving exclusion of evidence, the Anna Nicole Smith inheritance case, and a Medicaid lien case.
Daily Princetonian: "Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discussed his judicial philosophy and the role of the Constitution Sunday afternoon during a public discussion with politics professor and constitutional law scholar Robert George."
The U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota has issued a Public Notice regarding the reappointment of incumbent U.S. Magistrate Judge Alice Senechal.
www.court.state.nd.us   (380 words)

  
 Florida Supreme Court
Visit our Public Information page for Court news, high profile cases, summaries of cases pending before the Supreme Court, the Court calendar, and other Court-related current events information of interest to the press and public.
The Clerk's Office is the place to find information on all pending cases currently before the Supreme Court, such as briefs, disposition orders, and review granted orders, as well as more general information such as administrative orders, ADA information, and even directions to the courthouse.
A repository of official Supreme Court documents - opinions (written decisions on cases including the Court's reasoning for its decisions), amendments to Florida's court rules, proposed amendments, official reports, and links to external archives of Court materials.
www.floridasupremecourt.org   (408 words)

  
 Welcome to the Supreme Court of Ohio
(April 20, 2006) The Supreme Court of Ohio on Tuesday hears oral arguments in three cases: a Summit County death penalty case, a public utilities case involving an aspect of the deregulation of Ohio's electric power industry, and a tax case involving an exemption for church property.
All oral arguments before the Supreme Court of Ohio are televised live by Ohio Government Telecommunications on the Ohio Channel.
The oath will be administered during a special public session of the Supreme Court that will be held at The Ohio Theatre, 39 East State Street, in Columbus, on Monday, May 8, 2006, at 2 p.m.
www.sconet.state.oh.us   (472 words)

  
 FindLaw Legal News: Supreme Court
Fantasy Supreme Court League Attempt to predict the outcome of 9 cases that will come before the Supreme Court in its 2002-2003 "season".
Contains Supreme Court cases, a virtual tour of the Supreme Court building, audio clips of court proceedings and profiles of current justices.
Supreme Court News from the New York Times Includes coverage, docket, biographical information on Justices, Q & A Column with Linda Greenhouse.
news.findlaw.com /legalnews/us/sc   (592 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Victoria
The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior Court in the State.
The Court is divided into two divisions - the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division.
Documents such as decisions, practice notes, and Court Lists are not official versions and should not be relied upon as such.
www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au   (121 words)

  
 JURIST - Supreme Court of the United States
Chatham County [Duke Law case backgrounder], 04-1618, where the Court held that an entity that is not....
Supreme Court reverses 9th Circuit asylum decision, agrees to hear three cases
The Supreme Court and Death With Dignity in Oregon
jurist.law.pitt.edu /currentawareness/ussupremes.php   (850 words)

  
 California Courts: Courts: Supreme Court
Click here to view the "Inside the California Supreme Court" video and learn about the history, the operating procedures and the justices of the state's highest court.
The results of the court's weekly conferences are presented here in tabular format.
Conferences are generally held on Wednesdays and the results posted in the afternoons, as soon as compilation is completed.
www.courtinfo.ca.gov /courts/supreme   (170 words)

  
 Administrative Office of the Courts
Completed applicant questionnaires must be received in the Administrative Office of the Courts no later than May 1, 2006, for consideration by the commission.
Each applicant must submit the original (unbound) and eighteen (18) copies (stapled or bound and printed on front and back) of the applicant questionnaire in order to have his/her name placed on the list of candidates for the judgeship vacancy for which he/she is applying.
A retention election for all Supreme Court Justices, Court of Appeals Judges and Court of Criminal Appeals Judges will be held in August 2006.
www.tsc.state.tn.us   (901 words)

  
 Welcome to the Website of the Indiana Supreme Court!
Learn about how a case is brought before the Supreme Court and what kinds of cases the Court hears.
In September 2001, the Indiana Supreme Court began webcasting all oral arguments heard by the Court.
The Supreme Court Law Library is located on the third floor of the Indiana State House in the northeast corner, adjacent to the Court Room.
www.in.gov /judiciary/supreme   (299 words)

  
 Texas Judiciary Online - The Supreme Court of Texas Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Most cases decided by the Supreme Court come as appeals from decisions by one of the 14 courts of appeals in Texas.
Not all appeals from the state courts of appeals will be heard by the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court also supervises operations of courts throughout Texas, oversees conduct of Texas lawyers and writes rules and procedures for civil and juvenile cases.
www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us   (174 words)

  
 Arizona's Judicial Branch
The Arizona Judicial Branch 2006 Achievement Awards recognize individuals, teams, projects, and courts that have made substantial contributions to improving public trust and confidence in the Arizona court system, and have helped move the courts from ‘Good to Great.’ Nominate an exemplary person or project by May 12.
After four years of working to improve these courts in Maricopa County, and consulting with the parties involved, the Chief Justice returned some of the day to day control back to the justices of the peace.
The Arizona Supreme Court formally adopted a set of statewide, uniform and comprehensive rules for family law cases.
www.supreme.state.az.us   (429 words)

  
 About Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of North Carolina is the state's highest court, and there is no further appeal in the state from their decisions.
This court has a chief justice and six associate justices who sit together as a panel in Raleigh.
The Supreme Court has no jury, and it makes no determination of fact; rather, it considers error in legal procedures or in judicial interpretation of the law.
www.nccourts.org /Courts/Appellate/Supreme   (87 words)

  
 United States Supreme Court
The United States Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight associate justices.
At its discretion, and within certain guidelines established by Congress, the Supreme Court each year hears a limited number of the cases it is asked to decide.
Those cases may begin in the federal or state courts, and they usually involve important questions about the Constitution or federal law.
www.uscourts.gov /supremecourt.html   (119 words)

  
 FindLaw: Cases and Codes: Supreme Court Opinions
FindLaw's searchable database of the Supreme Court decisions since 1893 (U.S. Supreme Court Decisions: U.S. Reports 150-, 1893-).
Search Supreme Court Cases from your own web page with a backlink graphic to your own web page.
FindLaw Supreme Court Center Features U.S. Supreme Court decisions, calendar, court rules, legal briefs and more.
www.findlaw.com /casecode/supreme.html   (392 words)

  
 The Supreme Court of Jamaica
Court of Appeal Cauce Lists for the week of the 24th April 2006
Supreme Court List for the week of the 01st of May 2006
Supreme Court List for the week of the 08th of May 2006
www.sc.gov.jm   (92 words)

  
 Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Supreme Judicial Court Appoints Matthew Day As First Assistant Clerk for Middlesex Superior Court; Lillian Andruszkiewicz Reappointed As First Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County
Supreme Judicial Court Public Information Office Press Release - Supreme Judicial Court Appoints New Member to Board of Bar Examiners; Attorney Robert J. Muldoon, Jr.
Supreme Judicial Court Public Information Office Press Release - SJC Appoints New Member to Committee on Professional Responsibility for Clerks of the Courts and Reappoints Member to Committee on Judicial Ethics
www.mass.gov /courts/courtsandjudges/courts/supremejudicialcourt   (1356 words)

  
 usscplus.com, by InfoSynthesis, Inc.
the 1,000 cases most cited by the court itself, on CD for $29.95.
Supreme Court F.A.Q. Short biographies of the justices; a history of the Supreme Court Building; etc...
Subscribe to the CD or Online versions of USSC+ to keep the High Court at your fingertips.
www.usscplus.com   (152 words)

  
 FindLaw: U.S. Supreme Court Center
Receive free US Supreme Court case summaries when decisions are handed down.
FindLaw columnist and Columbia professor Michael Dorf analyzes the opinions accompanying the Supreme Court's decision to deny review in the case of Jose Padilla, which raises the question of whether an American citizen apprehended in the U.S. can be deemed by the executive an enemy combatant subject to trial by military tribunal.
United States, the US Supreme Court affirmed the conviction of an American citizen for violating a military exclusion order.
supreme.lp.findlaw.com   (478 words)

  
 WisBar | Wisconsin case law & administrative decisions
To begin your search, select the appropriate court or agency from the drop-down menu above.
Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions - 1995 to present
Wisconsin Court of Appeals cases - March 1995 to present
www.wisbar.org /Wis   (87 words)

  
 The Louisiana Supreme Court
Subscribe to the news release alert service and receive an e-mail each time a news release is posted on the court's web site.
News Release alerts are also available through the Supreme Court's RSS service.
The News Release RSS feed is free of charge, for individual, non-commercial use and users may incorporate the RSS feed into their preferred newsreaders and web logs.
www.lasc.org   (140 words)

  
 Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court reduces Summer Vacations by a week.
The Registrar General, Supreme Court of India, Tilak Marg, New Delhi-110 001 (India)
Designed and Developed by NIC Computer Cell - Supreme Court of India, New Delhi
supremecourtofindia.nic.in   (51 words)

  
 Welcome to the Arizona Supreme Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Arizona's Constitution (Article VI, Section 5) describes the types of cases and matters handled by the Supreme Court.
Five justices serve on the Arizona Supreme Court - Click here to learn more.
Note: Some files on this web site are presented in ".pdf" format and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 installed on your PC.
www.supreme.state.az.us /azsupreme   (67 words)

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