Supreme Court 20 April 2016

In the Ottoman Empire time, there wasn’t any trace of the supreme court untill century. The first court of Appeal which was called “Divan-ı Ahkam-ı Adliye “ was founded during the reign of Abdülaziz on  March 6, 1868. The first president of the supreme court was Ahmet Cevdet Pasha ,the governor of  Halep who put great effort for its foundation. Two third of the members of the court were from muslim communities. The others were minority. (non muslim communities) The name of the supreme court “Divan-ı Ahkam-ı Adliye” was changed to “Mahkeme-i Temyiz” by the act of courts foundation on 18.6.1879. Mahkeme-i Temyiz transferred its case files to the Temprorary Appeal Committee (muvakkat temyiz heyeti ), which was founded on June 7, 1920 in the city of Sivas by the goverment of Turkish National Assembly that replaced the Otoman Empire  upon its destruction. The Temprorary Appeal Committee was moved from Sivas to Eski
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