City court

City court or municipal court is a court of law with jurisdiction limited to a city or other municipality. It typically addresses "violations of city ordinances and may also have jurisdiction over minor criminal cases...and over certain civil cases."[1][2] Examples include Moscow City Court in Russia, Municipal Court of Chicago[3][4] and New York City Civil Court in the United States.

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  1. ^ Steven H. Gifis (2016). Dictionary of Legal Terms (5th ed.). New York: Barron's Educational Series. ISBN 978-1-4380-6796-4.
  2. ^ James A. Ballentine (1916). A Law Dictionary. Indianapolis, USA: Bobbs-Merrill.
  3. ^ David B. Wolcott (2006). "Criminal Justice System". In David Goldfield (ed.). Encyclopedia of American Urban History. SAGE Publications. pp. 197–198. ISBN 978-1-4522-6553-7.
  4. ^ "Timeline of Judicial History". History of the Illinois Courts. Waukegan, IL: Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court, Lake County, Illinois. Retrieved September 15, 2016.