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High Court

The term High Court usually refers to the superior court (or supreme court) of a country or state. In some countries, it is the highest court (e.g. Australia). In others, it is positioned lower in the hierarchy of courts (e.g. in England & Wales).

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List Of Laws And Reports On LGBT Rights In Ireland - McD V. L (High Court) (2008)
... went to court to establish guardianship over the child, as its natural father ... The High Court refused J.McD.'s application ... The High Court upheld the contract agreed by P.L ...
Lehman, Lee & Xu - Sued By Partners & Given Suspended Prison Sentence in Hong Kong
... founding partner of Lehman, Lee Xu, who was found guilty of contempt of Court (HCA2204/2010) by the Hong Kong High Court ... Lehman were held to be in deliberate breach of a Hong Kong High Court Injunction Order issued by The Honourable Mr Justice To on 23 July 2010 ... issued an Originating Summons against Lehman for contempt of Court and committal to prison (HCA2204/2010 HCA959/2010) ...
List Of Miscarriage Of Justice Cases - List of Cases - Australia
... In 2001 he was acquitted when the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal ruled unanimously that new evidence had established reasonable doubt and that a miscarriage of justice had occurred ... In 2005, the High Court of Australia was advised that the prosecution and/or police had withheld evidence which showed his innocence, and overturned his conviction ... The conviction was overturned by the Western Australian Court of Appeal in 2007 on the grounds that the guilty verdicts were unreasonable and could not be supported on the ...
List of High Courts
... Alphabetically by name of associated country High Court of Australia Supreme Court of Bangladesh (composed of High Court division and Appellate division) Royal ...
Sardar Muhammad Aslam
... محمد اسلم‎) is a former Justice of Lahore High Court, jurist and professional lawyer from Pakistan ... He also was justice in Supreme Court of Pakistan, a former Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court. 08 Of 2009 in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, on 31 July 2009, the court held his elevation to Supreme Court as unconstitutional, void ab initio and of no legal effect ...

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