Adelaide Supreme Court, Adelaide

Adelaide Supreme Court, Adelaide

The creation of South Australia’s Supreme Court was an early example of Edward Wakefield's theory of colonization, in contrast to the other Australian colonies, which had established their courts long after the settlement of the colony. Established by Letters Patent in 1837, five days after the colony was founded, unlike other Supreme Courts it is not divided into separate trial and appeal divisions. It has unlimited jurisdiction within the state in civil matters, and hears the most serious criminal matters. The Supreme Court is the highest South Australian court in the Australian court hierarchy. It is constituted of a Chief Justice and 12 other judges (justices).

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Sight Name: Adelaide Supreme Court
Sight Location: Adelaide, Australia
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Architectural Walk in Adelaide  

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