night court


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night court

n.
A criminal court holding sessions at night for routine disposition of charges and granting of bail.
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Noun1.night court - a criminal court (in large cities) that sits at night
criminal court - a court having jurisdiction over criminal cases
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Working hand-in-hand with the residents, the mall will attempt to display the completed flag during the National Day holidays starting November 30in the night court of the mall.
District Court changed from a night court setup to a day court in January, which has caused cramped conditions.
Police took 34 detainees to the night court and 17 of the suspects were arrested by the court.
In her initial assignment to the family division, she created a website to provide attorneys with forms and calendars, conducted quarterly CLE family law updates, held night court, and created a family self-help guide, a domestic violence diversion program and several other processes to improve access for pro se litigants.
A night court at Istanbul's Courthouse ordered his imprisonment pending further investigations, Anadolu Agency reported tonight, citing security sources.
He is a founder of the Social Justice Night Court which just celebrated its 10 years of providing free legal counsel to indigent residents of Webb County who could not otherwise afford an attorney.
It all started with NBC's "Night of Bests," the name the network gave its Thursday night lineup consisting of classic shows Cheers, The Cosby Show, Family Ties, Night Court and Hill Street Blues, before progressing to "Must See TV," the slogan they gave the Thursday night lineup that graced the air in the '90s.
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The court experience will include seeing those on the wrong side of the law at a night court.
He was sentenced on Wednesday night during a late night court hearing - the first of its kind ever in the West Midlands.
JAILED 'US spy' Igor Sutyagin may be freed GUILTY Chapman,28, admitted spying and was deported last night COURT Artist's impression of Russian spy suspects Patricia Mills, Michael Zottoli and Mikhail Semenko, standing, in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia on July 1.
AaAnd no, that is isn't the Russian dude from Night Court.