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COURT ABOVE, COURT BELOW Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In appellate practice, the “court above” is the one to which a cause is removed for review, whether by appeal, writ of error, or certiorari; while the “court below” is the one from which the case is removed. Going v. Schnell, 6 Ohio Dec. 933; Rev. St. Tex. 1S95. art. 1380.


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