Court of Session

noun the supreme civil court in Scotland.

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  • Court of Session — redirects here. For other uses, see Court of Session (disambiguation). Court of Session Logo of the Court of Session Established 1532 …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Session — Session Ses sion, n. [L. sessio, fr. sedere, sessum, to sit: cf. F. session. See {Sit}.] 1. The act of sitting, or the state of being seated. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] So much his ascension into heaven and his session at the right hand of God do… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court of Session — Scotland s supreme civil court located in Scotland. It is divided into an Outer House, which deals with important cases at first instances, and an Inner House, which (except for a few unusual matters) acts as a court of appeal. The decisions of… …   Law dictionary

  • Court of Session — Court of Ses|sion, the the most important ↑civil court of law in the Scottish legal system …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Court of Session — (in Scotland) the highest civil court. * * * …   Universalium

  • Court of Session —  The supreme court of Scotland …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • court of session — Usage: usually capitalized C&S : the supreme civil court of Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Court of Session Act 1808 — The Court of Session Act 1808 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 48 Geo III c. 151) which reformed Scotland s highest court, the Court of Session. Reform of the Court of Session had been proposed as early as 1805 by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Session Act 1810 — The Court of Session Act 1810 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 50 Geo. III c. 112) reforming Scotland s highest court, the Court of Session. This Act was a follow up Act to the Court of Session Act 1808 in reforming… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Session Act 1813 — The Court of Session Act 1813 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 53 Geo III c. 64) which reformed Scotland s highest court, the Court of Session. The Act continued reforms to the Court of Session begun by the Court of… …   Wikipedia

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