Definition of Lower court

1. Noun. Any court whose decisions can be appealed to a higher court.

Exact synonyms: Inferior Court
Generic synonyms: Court, Judicature, Tribunal



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Literary usage of Lower court

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"And whenever a part of the decree of the lower court can possibly stand together with the decree of the higher court, it not only ought to stand, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"shall accordingly sustain the demurrer to the bill, and reverse the decree complained of, but remand the cause to the lower court, with Instructions to ..."

3. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1900)
"165, holding that where a judgment of conviction is affirmed on error it is erroneous for the lower court to reinstale the case on ils docket and render ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"a printed index of the contents thereof, and ie prepared and printed under a rule of the lower court adopted in pursuance of said act, is this court ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law and Procedure of Receivers: With Forms; Being a by Henry Gabriel Tardy, John Wilson Smith (1920)
"... parties does not require any departure from the practice prescribed by . section 713." In Moran v. Johnston, 26 Grat. (Va.) 108, the lower court pending ..."

6. The Study of Cases: A Course of Instruction in Reading and Stating Reported by Eugene Wambaugh (1922)
"Let us suppose that the litigant who was unsuccessful in the lower court takes two or ... Several Questions brought to the Court: lower court sustained. ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"Those where the judgment« of the lower court have been affirmed by the Superior Court without a dissenting vote ; but if, in any case coming within either ..."

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