Is the Southern District of New York a federal or state court?

Is the Southern District of New York a federal or state court?

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York is one of 94 United States district courts. The Southern District is one of the most influential and active federal district courts in the United States, largely because of its jurisdiction over New York's major financial centers.

What counties are in the Southern District of New York?

The Southern District comprises the counties of Bronx, Dutchess, New York, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester and concurrently with the Eastern District, the waters within the Eastern District.

What's the meaning of district court?

A district court, in the United States federal judicial system, refers to one of the 94 trial courts throughout the nation that determine facts and apply legal principles to both civil and criminal cases. At least one district court sits in each state, including in the United States' four territories.