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district court in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdistrict courtˌdistrict ˈcourt noun [countable]  SCLa US court of law which deals with cases involving national rather than state law
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district courtAll Supreme Court cases and selected district court cases were prosecuted by a government official.When Philbrook challenged this arrangement and lost at the district court level, he appealed.In truth, the district court had a certain advantage.The district court recognized that the Alabama statute violated the establishment clause as construed by the Supreme Court.The district court upheld the plan but was reversed by the court of appeals.