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a local court of law in the UK and in some US counties, that deals with minor legal issues but not serious crimes
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 four groups of buildings in London where barristers (=lawyers who represent people in court) have their offices
the building in London that contains the main courts where criminal trials take place. Its official name is the Central Criminal Court.
a medical test in which blood cells are taken from the body and examined to find out if they are healthyBuzzWord Article
someone on a film set who takes care of plants, trees, and other various landscaping materials like rocks, gravel, sand, etc.add a word
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