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court of law

Definition of court of law

  1. :  a court that hears cases and decides them on the basis of statutes or the common law



14th Century

First Known Use of court of law

14th century


Law Dictionary

court of law

  1. :  court 1; specifically :  a court that hears cases and decides them on the basis of statutes and common law — compare court of equity




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