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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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Much to her credit, Moreland arranges her discussion (here and throughout) by topic rather than text and, after a useful analysis of Twain's approach through satire, addresses his attitudes toward slavery, the unworthiness of aristocracy, courtly love, knighthood, organized religion (as defined by the church and Catholicism), and childhood as well as his ambivalent attitude toward Walter' Scott, whom Twain held personally responsible for the Gothic architectural revival in the United States, the southern aristocracy's sense of honor, the archaisms tormenting American literature and language, and the Civil War.
She provides an introductory essay explaining the organizing themes of courtly patronage, employment practices, print culture, and the public sphere in urban centers.
Courtly Dee went on to produce Grade 1 winner Ali Oop for the partnership, before selling for $900,000 to the BBA on behalf of Helen Alexander at the 1980 Keeneland November Sale.
The English Heritage event was a recreation by the courtly combat group, the Plantagenet's.
Simon Gaunt's remarkable book takes as its subject what may appear to be the most conventional of medieval topoi, the courtly association of love and death, and completely transforms our understanding of it.
She concludes that, as far as the theme of love is concerned, the main difference between the two genres is structural rather than conceptual: while there is no fundamental difference between the kind of courtly love discussed by the Spruchdichter and the Minnesanger, the two genres diverge when it comes to the construction of individual texts, with Sangspruchdichtung placing markedly less value on synthesis and thematic cohesion within a single Spruch.
His deep voice is by turns earnest and high-strung, courtly and common.
A courtly pretty-boy, Brandon has little problem finding female lovers ("I have no idea why it worked so well," said one girlfriend of their sex life).
1500-after 1560) join the Cancionero de Upsala (Villancicos de diversos autores, 1556) as important links between the courtly villancico, represented most significantly by the Cancionero musical de Palacio (ca.
Moreover, the Jesuits had begun to display their wares in the courtly market that, until then, Galileo may have seen as his own.
Casa Lusitana's Portuguese Riding Academy members perform frequently in exhibition, demonstrating the 17th and 18th Century courtly riding arts.
draws on an impressive array of material in this broad commentary on courtly love and chivalry, with examples from the crusades, medieval and early modern literature, and liberally mixing in Gothic Revival and Romantic works from the 19th century forward to the present day.