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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