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Circuit

A roughly circular line, route, or movement that starts and finishes at the same place

Jurisdiction

The official power to make legal decisions and judgments.

Exclusive jurisdiction

court has power to adjudicate a case to the exclusion of all other courts

Concurent jurisdiction

Where two or more courts from different systems simultaneously have jurisdiction over a specific case

Acknowledge

Accept or admit the existence or truth of.

Circumference

The enclosing boundary of a curved geometric figure, especially a circular

District court

A state of federal trial court

Original jurisdiction

The power to hear a case for the first time as opposed to appellate jurisdiction

Appeals court

A court that hears appeals from a lower court

Appellate Jurisdiction

The power of a court to review decisions and change outcomes of decisions of lower courts