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REMOVAL OF CAUSES Definition & Legal Meaning

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The transfer of a cause from one court to another; com- monly used of the transfer of the jurisdiction and cognizance of an action commenced D but uot finally determined, with all further O proceedings therein, from one trial court to another trial court. More particularly, the transfer of a cause, before trial or final hearing thereof, from a state court to the United States circuit court, under the acts of congress in that behalf.


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