intermediate court

Definition of "intermediate court"
  1. A court that ranks below the highest court within a jurisdiction, often serving as an appeals court
How to use "intermediate court" in a sentence
  1. The decision from the trial court was appealed to the intermediate court.
  2. The intermediate court is responsible for reviewing and possibly overturning lower court rulings.
  3. Legal practitioners studied precedents set by rulings in the intermediate court.

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