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19:50 Nov 11, 2013
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Spanish term or phrase: Penal de decimo turno
The title says Juzgado Letrado de Primera Instancia en lo Penal del Decimo Turno.
I don't know what they mean with Decimo Turno, maybe Tenth Turn, but it doen't make sense.
Maybe "Tenth Federal Criminal Court of First Instance"
Lourdes Licata
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310th Criminal Court of Special SessionsSandro Tomasi

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10th Criminal Court of Special Sessions

Juzgado Letrado de Primera Instancia en lo Penal del Decimo Turno

Turno refers to the week or period that a court has case intake assigned to it.
Black’s: court of special session. A court that has no stated term and is not continuous, but is organized only for hearing a particular case.

Posibilities (or mixture thereof):
10th Criminal Court of Special Sessions
10th Rotational Criminal Court of First Instance
Criminal Court, 10th Rotation

Sandro Tomasi
Local time: 09:38
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Billh: I could go with 10th Rotational Criminal Court of First Instance
10 mins
  -> Yes, I think that is the better choice. After posting, believe "special sessions" is not quite it.

neutral  AllegroTrans: or 10th circuit?
1 hr
  -> In US Fed, circuit is appellate.
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