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High Court

1. 
a. (in England and Wales) a shortened form of High Court of Justice
b. (in Scotland) a shortened form of High Court of Justiciary
2. (in New Zealand) a court of law inferior to the Court of Appeal
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Arguments and decisions in remarkable cases before the High Court of Justiciary and other supreme courts in Scotland.
wig, gown and fall apart, bears scant resemblance to the Scottish Silk, dour or douce, who normally habituates the ringing stone passages and panelled justice halls of Edinburgh's High Court of Justiciary.
In a Court of Session judgment, which ruled Donaghy's case should be heard, Lord Stewart said: "I was led to understand the appointment of another agent in place of the pursuer [Donaghy] came about because the defender [Goodwillie] was facing a charge of rape in the High Court of Justiciary.
The Scottish High Court of Justiciary must have the final say on which points of law are of general public importance.
The High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh said it had set a preliminary hearing for October 15 at Kamp Zeist in Holland.
Instead, he got a court official to send an abrupt reply that the lawman was answerable only to the High Court of Justiciary.
And the Record can reveal that the High Court of Justiciary officials have agreed to put back proceedings for two weeks.
I find it very impressive that two of the most eminent men of genius and learning from that Golden Age still figure in today's list of 100 Greatest Scots - pioneering economist Adam Smith (27) and philosopher David Hume (38), whose statue was unveiled in 1997 in front of the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh.
This has led the commission to believe that there may have been a miscarriage of justice and that it is in the interests of justice that the case be referred to the High Court of Justiciary for consideration.
A spokeswoman at the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh said: "Leave to appeal has been granted to Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi against his conviction on January 31 2001 for murder.