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Court Of Criminal Appeals

court of criminal appeals

1 often cap C&C&A
: a court of appeals in some states (as Alabama, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas) that hears criminal appeals
2 cap
: the intermediate appellate military court made up of military personnel and having the power to review questions of fact as well as law NOTE: This court was called the Court of Military Review until 1994.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.