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United States Court of Appeals - U.S. Government Series

This page tells all about the United States Court of Appeals. It is part of our United States Government series.
United States Court of Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals decides cases appealed from the District Courts. There are thirteen such courts in America, each serving a geographic region. Court twelve is known as the DC circuit and the thirteenth is the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. It hears appeals from specialized trial courts such as those focusing on international trade and Federal claims.

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