court of last resort

Definition of "court of last resort"
  1. A supreme legal authority that hears and makes final decisions on cases, typically after they have been reviewed by lower courts
How to use "court of last resort" in a sentence
  1. If the case isn't resolved in the lower courts, it might have to go to the court of last resort.
  2. In that jurisdiction, the court of last resort has the final say in legal disputes.
  3. The legality of the law was ultimately decided by the court of last resort.

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