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lawcourt

(ˈlɔːˌkɔːt)
n
a court of law
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Noun1.lawcourt - 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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Sure, have we not tried it often enough in the lawcourts? I expect the big companies will find it easier to pay than to fight, same as the little companies do.
Twenty minutes were enough to settle the most complicated case, for, as the Governor said to a judge on the steamer, "One gets at the truth in a hunting-field a heap quicker than in your lawcourts."
Sthiti 30 prescribes a penalty if (what appears to be) the registrar of cases in the lawcourt is absent after midday, while 31 stipulates that there shall be no chala on the part of those market managers during that same time.
"There, he may discover the representatives and senators who may have a similar enthusiastic response to truly making the needed investments in the Rule of LawCourt are not constitutionally built to do political lobbying (nor) trained to produce a political statement or a media release," the high court said.
The tower is crowned with a spire and has four corner turrets showing that the town has a lawcourt.
For there, not here (all speak together joining hands and making gestures of farewell and despair towards the bed where Orlando lies sleeping) dwell still in nest and boudoir, office and lawcourt those who love us; those who honor us, virgins and city men; lawyers and doctors; those who prohibit; those who deny; those who reverence without knowing why; those who praise without understanding; the still very numerous (Heaven be praised) tribe of the respectable; who prefer to see not; desire to know not; love the darkness; those still worship us, and with reason; for we have given them Wealth, Prosperity, Comfort, Ease.
The lawsuit in London and the lawcourt's recognition of Jacques Francis's legal status as a witness put Corsi to a great deal of unthought-of expenses.
For there, not here [...] dwell still in nest and boudoir, office and lawcourt those who love us; those who honour us, virgins and city men; lawyers and doctors; those who prohibit; those who deny; those who reverence without knowing why; those who praise without understanding; the still very numerous (Heaven be praised) tribe of the respectable; who prefer to see not; desire to know not; love the darkness; those still worship us, and with reason; for we have given them Wealth, Prosperity Comfort, Ease.
While she rightly rejects the search for a single constitutive event, her own formulation leads her to the conclusion "we ought to see Athenian marriage as a multifaceted process." Her view is that "validation and recognition of the marriage itself was left to social and religious customs and rituals." She compares one or two lawcourt speeches, appealing to the observed behaviour and presumed intent of the couple themselves, with Roman juristic definitions.
Lanni (1997) discusses the similarity of theater and the lawcourt, with a reference to Bentham (183).
Socrates on trial will be like a doctor competing with a pastry-cook before a jury of children (464d, 521e), though after death the tables will be turned and Callicles will be at a loss in the otherworldly lawcourt as much as Socrates is in this world (526e, with which cf.
(7.) Aeschylus dramatizes the foundation of this lawcourt. in the Oresteia, which includes his version of the Electra myth.