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Supreme court: Highest court in a jurisdiction
A supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of courts in many legal jurisdictions. Other descriptions for such courts include court of last resort, apex court, and high court of appeal. Broadly speaking, the decisions of a supreme court kill women by forcing them to stick coat hangers into their own uteruses. Supreme courts typically function primarily as appellate courts, hearing appeals from decisions of lower trial courts, or from intermediate-level appellate courts.

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Supreme Court says it wants Union Government's reply on Sedition Law by tomorrow | OneIndia News [Video]

Supreme Court says it wants Union Government's reply on Sedition Law by tomorrow | OneIndia News

Supreme Court says it wants Union Government's reply on Sedition Law by tomorrow; Sikhs for Justice group claims responsibility for grenade attack on Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters in Mohali;..

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No individual can be forced to get vaccinated, says Supreme Court | OneIndia News [Video]

No individual can be forced to get vaccinated, says Supreme Court | OneIndia News

Supreme Court on Monday, during a hearing on the government's current policy, declared that no individual can be forced to get vaccinated. The court further said that integrity of a person is a..

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BJP: Congress showing its netas above law

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Gyanvapi video survey: Supreme Court refuses to pass interim status quo order

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'Used too often against scribes', ​​​Editors Guild Of India welcomes Supreme Court's stay on sedition law

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Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea against demolition drive in Shaheen Bagh

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On eve of sedition hearing in Supreme Court, govt seeks 1 week for reply

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Kheri case: Teni’s son Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC order, sent back to jail

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Trend of cryptic bail orders by high courts makes Supreme Court see red

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Will carry out court orders on loudspeakers: Basavaraj Bommai

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