federal court

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n federal court a court establish by the authority of a federal government
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Usage

In literature:

Among the principal buildings are the city hall, the Chittenden county court house, the Federal and the Y.M.C.A.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
And besides all this there was a system of federal courts for deciding questions arising under federal laws.
"The War of Independence" by John Fiske
An appeal to a federal court sets all to rights.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The Federal Court: Civil Jurisdiction.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Within the next two months two other federal courts rendered similar decisions.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
But any really grave case is tried at Valdez, because that's the nearest Federal court from here.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
In addition we have the Federal Government with its own laws and courts.
"How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters)" by Mary Owens Crowther
In March, 1902, a suit was instituted by the United States in the Circuit Court of the eighth federal district.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Because the problem was a federal one, the courts and men like Judge Bartine were powerless to act in the matter.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
We have nothing left, then, but the Federal Courts.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Here is a federal court which people come nearly a thousand miles to attend.
"The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
In November, 1791, he appeared before the Federal Court in Richmond, for the defendant in the case of the British debts.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
Before leaving the subject of the Federal courts one feature of the judicial negative deserves further notice.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
The decision of the U. S. Supreme Court that there could be no referendum of Federal Amendments ended this final effort.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
The jurisdiction of the Federal courts extends only to those cases in which the Constitution makes Federal law applicable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Colonel Banister's second wife was Anne, sister of Judge Blair, of the federal court.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
This litigation filled the state and federal courts for many years.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Miss Favre was the first woman to plead before the Federal Court in Berne, the capital.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
It was eventually compromised by giving the power, but only with safeguarding conditions, to the Federal arbitration court.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
The federal court issues all licenses, franchises, and charters, and collects all occupation taxes.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
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In news:

Hardin is scheduled to appear in federal court in Columbia on Tuesday.
A shipping company headquartered in Italy and the chief engineer of one of its ships were sentenced today in federal court in Mobile, Ala.
A coalition of news and legal organizations is seeking public access to information about a post-Sept 11 detention case now before the Supreme Court that has been handled with unusual secrecy both there and in the lower federal courts.
The 72-year-old Black pleaded guilty in federal court earlier this year to taking thousands of dollars from a group of chiropractors.
Jerome Feldman, who was captured in the Philippines two weeks ago, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Syracuse this afternoon on charges he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in a bogus organ transplant scheme.
Vacancies in federal courts can't be further delayed.
Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy walks into federal court for hearing to freeze his assets.
A Meeker outfitter was convicted last month in federal court in Denver of six felony violations of the Lacey Act.
The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court on behalf of 2,000 workers at National Beef Packing's plant in Liberal.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison arrives at the federal court building in San Francisco… (Paul Sakuma / Associated…).
The lawsuit filed Thursday in Minnesota federal court may be the first one in the recent outbreak.
Congressman Chip Pickering is asking the nation's Attorney General to appeal a recent federal court ruling striking down an Internet porn law he authored.
A former secretary for a Murray, Utah, painting contractor has been indicted in federal court for allegedly stealing more than $1 million in customer payments, according to news reports.
Two of the men appeared in federal court Friday, while three others were arraigned earlier.
CHARLESTON (AP) — Federal court records indicate a Charleston man involved in the 2003 sniper shootings that terrorized the Kanawha Valley has a new plea bargain on gun and drug charges after a judge rejected an earlier deal.
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In science:

WASHINGTON (1) A federal judge Monday found President Clinton in civil contempt of court for lying in a deposition about the nature of his sexual relationship with former White House intern Monica S.
Improving Update Summarization by Revisiting the MMR Criterion
A federal judge Monday found President Clinton in civil contempt of court for lying in a deposition about the nature of his sexual relationship with former White House intern Monica S.
Improving Update Summarization by Revisiting the MMR Criterion
A federal judge Monday found President Clinton in civil contempt of court for lying in a deposition about the nature of his sexual relationship with former White House intern Monica S.
Beyond Stemming and Lemmatization: Ultra-stemming to Improve Automatic Text Summarization
For example, if the query is ”federal courts in Russia”, the document containing phrase ”federal and district courts in Russia” has higher relevance than the document containing ”federal government offices and jury courts in central Russia”.
A Search Relevancy Tuning Method Using Expert Results Content Evaluation
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