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court of law

Definition of court of law

Noun

court of law (plural courts of law)

  1. A court presided over by a judge which is empowered to decide all aspects of legal disputes.
  2. (archaic) A court which was empowered to decide questions of law and award monetary damages, but could not provide equitable relief, which was reserved for a court of equity.

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