Translation of higher court in Spanish:

higher court

alto tribunal, n.


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    alto tribunal masculine
    • The legal system depends on lower-court judges obeying higher courts, just as it depends on litigants obeying judges.
    • She said in mid-June that she would go to a higher court and appeal the decision.
    • This past April, however, Utah's attorney general asked the higher court to reinstate the original charges.
    • After the court handed down its verdict of 1,020 yuan compensation, the plaintiff appealed to a higher court but lost his appeal.
    • Judges should take a consistent approach to recurring issues and are obliged to follow the decisions of earlier cases, at least when they have been given by the higher courts.