have one's day in court
Definition of have one's day in court
: to defend oneself in a court of law Let her have her day in court before you pass judgment on her.
Word by Word Definitions
: the time of light between one night and the next
: the residence or establishment of a sovereign or similar dignitary
: a sovereign's formal assembly of councillors and officers
: the sovereign and officers and advisers who are the governing power
: to seek to gain or achieve
: allure, tempt
: to act so as to invite or provoke
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