final jurisdiction


final jurisdiction
A jurisdiction which, once exercised, is exclusive of the exercise of jurisdiction over the same matter by any other court. Saylor v Duel, 236 111429, 86 NE 119. A term of particular reference to criminal cases, being jurisdiction to convict and sentence or acquit and discharge, as distinguished from jurisdiction over a preliminary hearing wherein the accused may be released from custody or bound over to the grand jury. State v Fox, 83 Conn 286, 76 A 302.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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