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chan suh ree

  • n  a court with jurisdiction in equity
  • n  an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records

  • Dearden replaced his centralized chancery office with 25 regional vicariates, which will take care of the needs of the archdiocese's 1,500,000 Catholics.
  • Though the chancery in Buenos Aires gave no explanation, it was plain enough that the priest's criticisms had become embarrassing to the Cardinal Primate.
  • They were first signed by Appointments Secretary Kenneth Lavender, but were ruled invalid by a chancery court judge who found that Lavender did not have the authority to approve .
News & Articles

  • Lisa Howe, LGBT activists appeal for 'day in court' after case dismissed
    Case, involving former Belmont women’s soccer coach, was dismissed from Chancery Court last year   More
    June 10, 2013 - Nashville City Paper
  • Black Creek Mountain lawsuit cut back
    A Chancery Court filing has trimmed and focused a lawsuit against Chattanooga, Hamilton County and the Industrial Development Board that alleges the three inappropriately agreed to pay $9 million in public money to the developer of Black Creek Mountain as part of a tax increment financing deal.
    June 8, 2013 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • Grandparents’ visitation blocked by appeals court
    A chancery judge was wrong to grant grandparents visitation rights with their daughter’s two children, the Mississippi Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
    June 6, 2013 - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

  • Haley Barbour in Jackson Clarion Ledger
    Mr. Bordis has more than 20 years of experience working in Chancery Courts, which gives him the needed insight to preside over District 16,Barbour said in a news release announcing the appointment. "He will be a valuable asset to the...
  • Phil Bredesen in Nashville Post (registration)
    In a statement issued this afternoon, Bredesen said, "Richard Dinkins has developed extensive experience in his career with the Davidson County Chancery Court and in the private sector, and I am confident that he will serve the Tennessee Court of...

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