Court of cassation

A Court of Cassation is a high instance court that exists in some judicial systems. Courts of cassation are appellate courts of the highest instance. They are roughly equivalent to supreme courts in other countries. Some of them are:


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  • Court of cassation — Cassation Cas*sa tion, n. [F. cassation. See {Cass}.] The act of annulling. [1913 Webster] A general cassation of their constitutions. Motley. [1913 Webster] {Court of cassation}, the highest court of appeal in France, which has power to quash… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • court of cassation — Usage: often capitalized both Cs Etymology: translation of French cour de cassation : the highest court of appeal especially in various European countries * * * Court of Cassation, the highest court of appeal in France …   Useful english dictionary

  • court of cassation — noun In many legal systems, the highest court of appeal. Syn: court of last resort …   Wiktionary

  • court of cassation — The highest court of appeal in France …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Court of Cassation (Belgium) — Jean Louis van Dievoet (1777 1854), who was the first Secretary of the Court of Cassation of Belgium, after the independence. The Court of Cassation (Dutch: Hof van Cassatie, French: Cour de cassation, German …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Cassation (Turkey) — Seal of the Court of Cassation The Court of Cassation, also called Supreme Court of Appeals of Turkey (Turkish: Yargıtay or with its fill title Türkiye Cumhuriyet Yargıtay Başkanlığı) which was founded in 1868 is the last instance for reviewing… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Cassation (Italy) — The Rome Hall of Justice (Italian: Palazzo di Giustizia), so called Palazzaccio, in Rome, seat of the Court …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Cassation (Greece) — Greece This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Greece …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Cassation (Tunisia) — Tunisia This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Tunisia …   Wikipedia

  • Court of Cassation (Democratic Republic of the Congo) — Democratic Republic of the Congo This article is part of the series: Politics and government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo …   Wikipedia


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