superior court love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A court of general jurisdiction, above the inferior courts and below the higher courts of appeal.

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  • n. A court of general competence which typically has unlimited jurisdiction with regard to civil and criminal legal cases in the lowest hierarchy of a judiciary in a common law system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court

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Examples

  • PAT LALAMA, INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST: Well, first, let me tell you I got off the phone literally three minutes ago with the superior court.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2005

  • For the salary and travelling expenses of the chief justice of the superior court, sixty-five hundred dollars.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the salaries and travelling expenses of the fifteen associate justices of the superior court, ninety thousand dollars.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the sahuies and travelling expenses of the fifteen associate justices of the superior court, ninety thousand dollars.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • The district attorney for the Suffolk dis - Additional trict may, if in his opinion the interests of the Common - Ji'jft'sHnc. '*' 'wealth so require, employ additional legal assistants with the approval of the chief justice of the superior court.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the salary of the chief justice of the superior court, fifty-three hundred dollars.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the southeastern district, an assistant district attorney and a second assistant district attorney, and, if in the opinion of the district attorney the interests of tlie commonwealth require, with the approval of the chief justice of the superior court, a deputy district attorney.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the southern district, assistant, four thousand three hundred and twenty dollars; second assistant, three thousand six hundred dollars; third assistant, three thousand dollars; deputy district attorney, such compensation as shall be fixed by the district attorney with the approval of the chief justice of the superior court.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the southern district, assistant, five thousand three hundred dollars; second assistant, four thousand five hun - dred dollars; third assistant, three thousand nine hundred dollars; deputy district attorney, such compensation as shall be fixed by the district attorney with the approval of the chief justice of the superior court.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • For the southeastern district, assistant, thirty-six hundred Southeastern dollars; second assistant, three thousand dollars; deputy district attorney, such compensation as shall be fixed by the district attorney, with the approval of the chief justice of the superior court.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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