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JUSTICES’ COURTS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Inferior tribunals, not of record, with limited jurisdiction, both civil and criminal, held by justices of the peace. There are courts so called in many of the states. See Searl v. Shanks, 9 N. D. 204, 82 N. W. 734; Brownfield v. Thompson, 96 Mo. App. 340, 70 S. W. 378.


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