Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    comprise the following: The senate of the United States, sitting as a court of impeachment ; the supreme court; the circuit courts; the circuit courts of appeals; the district courts; the supreme court and court of appeals of the District of Columbia; the territorial courts; the court of claims; the ceurt of private land claims; and the customs court. See the several titles.