order to appear in court


order to appear in court
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  • order to show cause — see order 3b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. order to show cause …   Law dictionary

  • order — or·der 1 n 1: a state of peace, freedom from unruly behavior, and respect for law and proper authority maintain law and order 2: an established mode or state of procedure a call to order 3 a: a mandate from a superior authority see also …   Law dictionary

  • court — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 law ADJECTIVE ▪ civil, criminal ▪ She should seek damages through the civil courts. ▪ The case will be tried before a criminal court. ▪ The burden of proof is lower in a civil court than a …   Collocations dictionary

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  • court — I UK [kɔː(r)t] / US [kɔrt] noun Word forms court : singular court plural courts *** 1) [countable/uncountable] legal a place where trials take place and legal cases are decided, especially in front of a judge and a jury or a magistrate. in court …   English dictionary

  • court — 1 noun 1 LAW (C, U) a building or room where all the information concerning a crime is given so that it can be judged: There was a large crowd of reporters gathered outside the court. | in court: He was summoned to appear in court as a witness. | …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • order to show cause — An order or rule of court made ex parte, citing an adverse party to appear before the court and show cause, if he can, why a certain thing shall not be done. 37 Am J1st Motions § 38. An alternative to notice of motion in bringing a motion on for… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Order of the Bath — Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) Awarded by the Queen of the United Kingdom Motto TRIA IUNCTA IN UNO …   Wikipedia

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