Municipal (City) Courts

Definition of MUNICIPAL:

adj. (16c.) 1. Of, relating to, or involving a city, town, or local governmental unit.  2. Of, relating to, or involving the internal government of a state or country (as contrasted with international)


(1833) A city, town, or other local political entity formed by charter from the state & having the autonomous authority to administer the state’s local affairs, especially a public corporation created for political purposes & endowed with political powers to be exercised for the public good int he administration of local civil government — Also termed municipality. Cf. quasi-corporation under CORPORATION

Definition of MUNICIPAL COURT:

Bismarck Municipal Court: