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An organ of government belonging to the judicial department and charged with resolving disputes among parties.Courts generally have jurisdictional requirements providing that only certain disputes among described parties for certain amounts of money may be heard.If you file your grievance in the wrong court, you may be prejudiced when the case is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction and the time period during which to file in the proper court has expired.

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The security of human sources could also be jeopardised by disclosures of technical operations in a court of law.
Even a genuine error would be all but impossible to rectify if one is restrained from clearing oneself before an open court of law.
Rather than pay the $114 fine, she fought the citation in the court of public opinion and in a court of law.
If a thief commits a crime in another person's name, it is important that -- once the victim finds out -- he or she reports this to law enforcement so the evidence can be presented in a court of law to establish the person's 'factual innocence,'" he said.
I believe Special Order 40 and the changes we made will hold up in any court of law.
Arnold Schwarzenegger faced another setback last week, this one not at the polls, but in a court of law.
We have made clear that we believe those actions are without merit and that we look forward to the opportunity to try them in a court of law.
The court is a court of law, not a court of justice.
We believe that those involved in the litigation on naked short selling have been part of these efforts to try and achieve in the media what they have not achieved in a court of law.
Ripping off kids is a lousy strategy - both in the court of law and the court of public opinion.
As we have said before, we look forward to rebutting these allegations directly in a court of law.