law court


US : an official group of people (such as a judge and jury) who listen to evidence and make decisions about legal cases
a decision handed down by a law court
: a building or room where legal decisions are made
I have to appear in law court next week.

Examples of law court in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Byrom Zuniga-Sanchez, 32, was enraged by his experience in family law court at the Lamoreaux Justice Center in Orange from 2019 to 2021, according to an arrest warrant signed Thursday. Christopher Goffard, Los Angeles Times, 7 Oct. 2023

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“Law court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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