court of justice


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Noun1.court of justice - a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
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A SWALLOW, returning from abroad and especially fond of dwelling with men, built herself a nest in the wall of a Court of Justice and there hatched seven young birds.
If the machinery of the Law could be depended on to fathom every case of suspicion, and to conduct every process of inquiry, with moderate assistance only from the lubricating influences of oil of gold, the events which fill these pages might have claimed their share of the public attention in a Court of Justice.
To say the truth, in a court of justice drunkenness must not be an excuse, yet in a court of conscience it is greatly so; and therefore Aristotle, who commends the laws of Pittacus, by which drunken men received double punishment for their crimes, allows there is more of policy than justice in that law.
Alice had never been in a court of justice before, but she had read about them in books, and she was quite pleased to find that she knew the name of nearly everything there.
The cook was the first to enter the Court of Justice, otherwise my room.
Going into the Court of Justice, when it was all over, to hear if there were any further commands for me, I found the Sergeant at his old trick-- looking out of window, and whistling "The Last Rose of Summer" to himself.
The explosion, which had been so long restrained from a feeling of respect to the court of justice, now burst forth like thunder from the breasts of all present; the court itself did not seek to restrain the feelings of the audience.
According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, the government of Pakistan has communicated to International Court of Justice about this development.
But they have also said that UK courts should continue to interpret European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law around legislation derived from the European Union, on issues such as workers' rights.
Talking about European Union Court of Justice activity, we will mention that the whole community legal order is based on the principles of direct effect and European law's priority over national law.
The delegation, led by President of the Court of Justice of the European Union Koen Lenaerts, consists of eight judges, two advocates general and the registrar of the CJEU.
In a major diplomatic embarrassment for Pakistan, the International Court of Justice on Thursday stayed the execution of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav till a final decision is taken.