Definition of Criminal court

1. Noun. A court having jurisdiction over criminal cases.

Generic synonyms: Court, Judicature, Tribunal
Specialized synonyms: Night Court, Old Bailey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Criminal Court

criminal abortion
criminal anthropology
criminal congress
criminal contempt
criminal conversation
criminal court (current term)
criminal hygiene
criminal insanity
criminal law
criminal laws
criminal lawyer
criminal negligence
criminal negligences
criminal offence
criminal offences
criminal possession
criminal procedure
criminal procedures
criminal prosecution
criminal psychologist

Literary usage of Criminal court

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Criminal Law of England by James Fitzjames Stephen (1883)
"IV. ministered in the present day by the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice, the Assize Courts, the Central criminal court, and the County ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Yet the criminal court of the District was at that time a separate and independent court, and as distinct from the supreme court of the District as the ..."

3. Constitution of the State of Illinois: Annotated, Comp. and Pub. by the Illinois by Illinois (1919)
"The Recorder's Court of the city of Chicago shall be continued and shall be called the "criminal court of Cook County." It shall have the jurisdiction of a ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England by Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley, William Wait, William Blackstone (1875)
"We have seen that an indictment for felony or misdemeanor committed out of the jurisdiction of the central criminal court and removed into queen's bench by ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"of 1908, creating a criminal court for the county of Mingo, provides the manner of obtaining an appeal or writ of error to the circuit court of said county ..."

6. A History of English Law by William Searle Holdsworth, John Burke (1903)
"In practice they tried Middlesex prisoners also.2 In 1834 the Central Criminal Court was established.3 The judges of the Courts of Common Law, ..."

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