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federal court

noun
1.
a court of a federal government, especially one established under the Constitution of the United States.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90, Americanism
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Examples for federal court
  • There was a stalemate, and in the end a federal court accepted a more moderate plan that kept things more or less as they were.
  • Now the arguments have moved to federal court, and it is not clear which side will win.
  • Next month a federal court is due to hold a hearing on the agreement, which will help shape the future of the digital publishing.
  • The newspaper then sued in both state and federal court, with the federal suit concerning only the first request.
  • The company sued its leading commercial rival for patent infringement based on the patent and won in federal court.
  • It's unclear whether the state court decision will have any effect on the two cases before the federal court.
  • How the competency game works in federal court is fairly clear.
  • The reason is that interstate compacts are routinely the subject of federal court cases.
  • He turned himself in after he was charged in federal court with one count of mail fraud.
  • Last summer, a special three-judge federal court intervened.

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