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the Court of Justice of the European Union: the European Union institution that contains its entire judiciary, consisting of three separate courts: the Court of Justice, the General Court, and the Civil Service Tribunal
legal a place where trials take place and legal cases are decided, especially in front of a judge and a jury or a magistrate.
a court of law that has the power to hold appeals (=cases that are judged again because someone was not satisfied with the original judgment) and to change a decision made made by another court
the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: a temporary criminal court in the Hague, Netherlands that hears cases about crimes committed during the conflict in the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s
the four legal institutions with groups of buildings in London where many barristers have their chambers. The four Inns are Gray's Inn, Lincoln's Inn, Inner Temple and Middle Temple.
a United Nations Court in the Hague, Netherlands that deals with legal disputes between states. It is also referred to as the World Court.
one of many criminal courts in Scotland that deal with minor crimes. It is similar to the Magistrates' court in England and Wales.
the building in London that contains the main courts where criminal trials take place. Its official name is the Central Criminal Court.
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employmentBuzzWord Article
a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputationadd a word
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