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An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.
Amount in controversy (sometimes called jurisdictional amount) is a term used in civil procedure to denote the amount at stake in a lawsuit, in particular in connection with a requirement that persons seeking to bring a lawsuit in a particular court must be suing for a certain minimum amount (or below a certain maximum amount) before that court may hear the case.
In law, an appeal is the process in which cases are reviewed, where parties request a formal change to an official decision.
Appellate jurisdiction is the power of a higher court to review decisions and change outcomes of decisions of lower courts.
The courts of assizes or assizes were the higher criminal court in Ireland outside Dublin prior to 1924 (and continued in Northern Ireland until 1978).
A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions.
The Circuit Court (An Chúirt Chuarda) of Ireland is an intermediate level court of local and limited jurisdiction in the which hears both civil and criminal matters.
Circuit judges are judges in England and Wales who sit in the Crown Court, county courts and certain specialized sub-divisions of the High Court of Justice, such as the Technology and Construction Court.
Concurrent jurisdiction exists where two or more courts from different systems simultaneously have jurisdiction over a specific case.
In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction.
A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.
In the United States, an administrative or political subdivision of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority.
A county commission (also known as a board of county commissioners) is a group of elected officials charged with administering the county government in some states of the United States.
County Court bailiffs are employees of Her Majesty's Courts & Tribunals Service and are responsible for enforcing orders of the County Court by recovering money owed under County Court judgments.
The County Court Business Centre (CCBC) is a centre of the County Court of England and Wales created to deal with claims by the use of various electronic media.
In England and Wales, County Court judgments (CCJs) are legal decisions handed down by the County Court.
The County Court of Victoria (formally "the County Court") was established in 1852 by the County Courts Act 1852.
A court is a tribunal, often as a government institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law.
The Court of Appeal (COA, formally "Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England") is the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and second only to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
The Courts of Justice Act, 1924 was an Act of the Oireachtas (No. 10 of 1924) that established a new system of courts for the Irish Free State (now the Republic of Ireland).
A credit score is a numerical expression based on a level analysis of a person's credit files, to represent the creditworthiness of an individual.
Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.
Defamation, calumny, vilification, or traducement is the communication of a false statement that, depending on the law of the country, harms the reputation of an individual, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation.
England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
In civil procedure, exclusive jurisdiction exists where one court has the power to adjudicate a case to the exclusion of all other courts.
The term felony, in some common law countries, is defined as a serious crime.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The High Court of Justice is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
The High Court of Justice in Ireland was the Court created by the Supreme Court of Judicature Act (Ireland) 1877 to replace the existing court structure in Ireland.
A high sheriff is a ceremonial officer for each shrieval county of England and Wales and Northern Ireland or the chief sheriff of a number of paid sheriffs in U.S. states who outranks and commands the others in their court-related functions.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann; 6 December 192229 December 1937) was a state established in 1922 under the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921.
Jackson County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Missouri.
There are various levels of judiciary in England and Wales — different types of courts have different styles of judges.
The Judiciary of New York (officially the New York State Unified Court System) is the judicial branch of the Government of New York, comprising all the courts of the State of New York (excluding extrajudicial administrative courts.) The Court of Appeals, sitting in Albany and consisting of seven judges, is the state's highest court.
Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.
The county court system in England and Wales dates back to the County Courts Act 1846, which received Royal Assent on 28 August 1846 and was brought into force on 15 March 1847.
Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder.
A misdemeanor (American English, spelled misdemeanour in British English) is any "lesser" criminal act in some common law legal systems.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought.
The Criminal Court of the City of New York is a court of the New York State Unified Court System in New York City that handles misdemeanors (generally, crimes punishable by fine or imprisonment of up to one year) and lesser offenses, and also conducts arraignments (initial court appearances following arrest) and preliminary hearings in felony cases (generally, more serious offenses punishable by imprisonment of more than one year).
The Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court of the State of New York are the intermediate appellate courts in New York State.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The original jurisdiction of a court is the power to hear a case for the first time, as opposed to appellate jurisdiction, when a higher court has the power to review a lower court's decision.
Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property.
A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system, or the civil law inquisitorial system.
The Register of Judgment, Orders and Fines is a statutory register in England and Wales that maintains a record of.
Small-claims courts have limited jurisdiction to hear civil cases between private litigants.
Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
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