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    Trial court that has original jurisdiction of all cases.

    Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)

  • Connector.

    In Wisconsin, the trial courts. Originally, a circuit court’s jurisdiction extended over several counties. Since court reorganization in 1978, courts with trial duties whose jurisdiction usually extends to only one county; however, in several instances, the court’s jurisdiction may extend to several counties.

    State Bar of Wisconsin. “News Reporters’ Legal Handbook”, 6th Ed. (2013)