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U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal

There are 13 Federal Courts of Appeal in the U.S. These courts hear appeals from lower courts of both civil and criminal trials, but do not investigate the facts of a case. Rather, the Appeals Courts investigate whether or not the law has been fairly and correctly applied by the lower courts.

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Website: U.S. Circuit Courts of AppealU.S. Federal Courts

Contact In-Person: Court Locator