lower court

Definition of "lower court"
  1. A court of less authority or rank than others, often where cases are initially heard before they may be appealed to higher courts
How to use "lower court" in a sentence
  1. When the verdict from the lower court was unsatisfactory, they decided to appeal.
  2. The lower court ruled in our favor, giving us confidence in our case.
  3. Following the lower court's decision, we prepared for the next stage of the legal process.

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