KING’S BENCH POWER

What is KING’S BENCH POWER?

KING’S BENCH POWER is one of legal terms that means Extraordinary jurisdiction given some high courts, including Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court, to assume adjudication of any case pending before a lower court which involves issue/s of immediate public importance. In Pennsylvania the Supreme Court can do this on its own or upon petition from any party.

 

source: www.pacourts.us/learn/legal-glossary

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