(UK) the highest court in the UK legal system
The UK Supreme Court acts as a final court of appeal in cases of major public importance.
(US) the highest court in the US legal system
Supreme Court justices appeared split on Tuesday over whether the restrictions are constitutional.
in most states in the US, the highest appellate court (=the court to which an appeal is made) in the state
Two death row inmates who lost a case in the state supreme court will be put to death.