An Act To increase the jurisdiction of the Municipal Court for the District of Columbia in civil actions, to change the names of the court, and for other purposes

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Summary

The Municipal Court for the District of Columbia shall be designated the District of Columbia Court of General Sessions. The powers and jurisdiction of the District of Columbia Court of General Sessions are amended. Sections of previous acts pertaining to the attendance of witnesses, witness fees, and the designation of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, are amended.

Subject

  • District of Columbia Court of General Sessions
  • District of Columbia Municipal Court
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 77 Stat. 77
  • Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

77 Stat. 77 (1963); Pub. L. No. 88-60 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1964
  • 07/08/1963

Topic

  • Repeal of legislation
  • Judicial power
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Actions and defenses
  • Judges
  • Witnesses
  • Courts
  • Damages
  • Courts--District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia--Courts

Place

District of Columbia

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 77-78

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