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An official, public forum which a public power establishes by lawful authority to adjudicate disputes, and to dispense civil, labour, administrative and criminal justice under the law.
ALSO SEE: PERMANENT INJUNCTION, DEFAULT JUDGMENT, MIRANDA WARNING, FINAL JUDGMENT, COURT REPORTER, AMICUS CURIAE, CLASS ACTION, ARRAIGNMENT, MALPRACTICE, STIPULATION, CASE NUMBER, GARNISHMENT, DEPOSITION, COMMON LAW, INJUNCTION, BANKRUPTCY, AFFIDAVIT, MANDAMUS, MITTIMUS, WARRANT, BAILIFF, LAWSUIT, ACTION, APPEAL, TRIAL, BENCH, VENUE, JUDGE, MOOT, LAW

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