FACTOID # 12: It's not the government they hate: Washington DC has the highest number of hate crimes per capita in the US.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction consisting of the eastern portion of the state of Michigan. It was established by an act of Congress on December 24, 1863, when the U.S. Congress split the U.S. District Court for the District of Michigan into two judicial districts. The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... In law, jurisdiction from the Latin jus, juris meaning law and dicere meaning to speak, is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted body or to a person to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and, by implication, to administer justice within a defined area of responsibility. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,716 mi² 250,494 km² 239 miles 385 km 491 miles 790 km 41. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... Congress in Joint Session. ... The U.S. Attorney for the District of Michigan represented the interests of the people in the United States District Court for the District of Michigan from the end of the territorial period until December 24, 1863, when the U.S. Congress split Michigan into two federal districts. ... The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ...


The District Court is based in Detroit, with courthouses also located in Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint, and Port Huron. The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has appellate jurisdiction over the court. Nickname: Motor City Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Official website: www. ... For the railroad company, see Ann Arbor Railroad. ... Bay City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, at the base of the Saginaw Bay in Lake Huron. ... Nickname: The Vehicle City, Buick City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Port Huron is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Tennessee... An appellate court is a court that hears cases in which a lower court -- either a trial court or a lower-level appellate court — has already made some decision, which at least one party to the action wants to challenge based upon some legal grounds that are allowed to be...


The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan represents the interests of the people in civil and criminal litigation in the court. The United States Attorney's main office is in Detroit and staffed branch offices are located in Flint and Bay City. An unstaffed branch office is located in Ann Arbor.


See also

The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction consisting of the western portion of the state of Michigan, including the entire Upper Peninsula. ...

External links

United States district courts

Alabama (MNS) | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas (E, W) | California (CENS) | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida (MNS) | Georgia (MNS) | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois (CNS) | Indiana (NS) | Iowa (N, S) | Kansas | Kentucky (E, W) | Louisiana (E, M, W) | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | MIchigan (EW) | Minnesota | Mississippi (N, S) | Missouri (E, W) | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York (ENSW) | North Carolina (EMW) | North Dakota | Ohio (NS) | Oklahoma (EN, W) | Oregon | Pennsylvania (EMW) | Puerto Rico | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee (E, M, W) | Texas (ENSW) | Utah | Vermont | Virginia (EW) | Washington (EW) | West Virginia (N, S) | Wisconsin (EW) | Wyoming The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California is the court with responsibility for only seven counties, but 17 million people making it the largest population district. ... The United States District Court for the Northern District of California is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma. ... The United States District Court for the District of Columbia is the United States District Court that hears cases originating in the District of Columbia under Federal law. ... The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida serves the residents of thirty-five counties from eight courthouses. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Broward, Dade, Highlands, Indian River, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. ... The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia serves the residents of forty-six counties. ... The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii is the principal trial court of the United States Federal Court System in the state of Hawaii. ... The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Massachusetts. ... The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of New Jersey. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: New York, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, and Sullivan. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orelans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. ... The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio is the federal trial court for the northern half of Ohio. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio is one of two United States district courts in Ohio and includes forty-eight of the states eighty-eight counties. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is one of the original 13 federal judiciary districts created by the Judiciary Act of 1789, and originally sat in Independence Hall in Philadelphia as the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania. ... The Middle District of Pennsylvania Seal The Middle District of Pennsylvania The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania was created in 1901 by subdividing the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of... The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is part of the Fifth Circuit, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (W.D.Tex) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the counties in the Western part of the state of Texas. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is a United States district court seated in the following locations in Virginia: Alexandria Newport News Norfolk Richmond The people are represented in this court by the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. ...


edit

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m