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court of law

noun
1.
a duly instituted organ of the government that administers justice, whether on the basis of legislation, previous court decisions, or other authoritative services.
2.
a court administering the rules developed by such organs as distinguished from the rules and principles developed and administered in courts of equity.
Also called law court.
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Examples from the web for court of law
  • The question of blame belongs in a court of law, not in a doctor's office.
  • The same way a court of law cannot prevent criminals from committing crimes but can determine if a crime has been committed.
  • Granted, tapes of suspicious conversations are not necessarily enough to convict someone in a court of law.
  • The ruling has been expected, there was no way the charges of political bias could have been proved in the court of law.
  • These shared norms must also become the basis for a new, worldwide court of law.
  • Look at the two faces with a strong magnifier, and you could identify their owners, if you met them in a court of law.
  • When you take this to a court of law you will find out exactly what restraints could be put upon him.
  • Whether the charges against the accused will stand in a court of law remains to be seen.
  • Appears against accused in court of law and presents before judge or other judiciary and jury.
  • The admissibility of digital video images into a court of law may hinge on the image integrity of the digital recording.

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