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court of equity

often cap C&E
  1. :  a court having jurisdiction over suits in equity and administering justice and providing remedies according to the rules and principles of equity — compare court of law

Additional Notes on court of equity

Rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure abolishes the distinction between law and equity, and therefore there are no longer courts of equity in the federal system.


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