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circuit court

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
circuit courtˈcircuit ˌcourt noun [countable]  SCLa court of law that meets in small towns within a particular area whenever a judge visits from a larger town
Examples from the Corpus
circuit courtHis petition for a writ of habeas corpus was denied by the circuit court.And soon after this military tribunal was ended, the circuit court met, peacefully transacted its business, and adjourned.Why was he not delivered to the circuit court of Indiana to be proceeded against according to law?
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