Term Federal District Courts
Code FC-2000.2150
Definition Federal trial courts located in judicial districts throughout the United States which have jurisdiction in all criminal and civil matters related to violations of federal statutes and the U.S. Constitution. There is at least one judicial district in each state and frequently more than one. Decisions by the federal district courts are subject to appeal to the Federal Court of Appeals.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 7/24/07
Use References U S District Courts
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External Classification Terms Administration & Justice (NPC I03.02)
Administration of Justice (NTE I50)
Civil Law Enforcement (UW 6.1.02.03)
Dispensation of Justice and Resolution of Disputes (UW 6.1.02.08)
Law Enforcement (UW 6.1.02.01)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Related Concepts Named Programs
Organization/Facility Type
U.S. Services/Targets
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