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-:''[[noble court]]'' 
-# An enclosed space; a [[courtyard]]; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.+A '''court''' is any person or institution, often as a [[government]] [[institution]], with the [[authority]] to [[Adjudication|adjudicate]] [[legal dispute]]s between [[Party (law)|parties]] and carry out the [[administration of justice]] in [[Civil law (common law)|civil]], [[Criminal law|criminal]], and [[Administrative law|administrative]] matters in accordance with the [[rule of law]].
-# The residence of a [[sovereign]], prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a [[palace]].+==International Courts==
-# The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state.+* [[International judicial institution]]
-# Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court.+* [[International Criminal Court]]
-# Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.+* [[International Court of Arbitration]]
-# The [[hall]], chamber, or place, where justice is administered.+ 
-# The persons officially assembled under authority of [[law]], at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of [[justice]]; an official [[assembly]], legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or [[judge]]s sitting for the hearing or [[trial]] of causes.+==Types and organization of courts==
-# A tribunal established for the administration of justice.+* [[Administrative court]]
-# The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.+* [[Constitutional court]]
-# The session of a judicial assembly.+* [[Court of Faculties]]
-# Any [[jurisdiction]], civil, military, or ecclesiastical.+* [[Court of record]]
-# A place arranged for playing the game of tennis, basketball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a [[tennis]] court.+* [[Court-martial]]
 +* [[Courts of England and Wales]]
 +* [[Ecclesiastical court]]
 +* [[Equity court]]
 +* [[Family court]]
 +* [[High Court of Justiciary]]
 +* [[Revolutionary Tribunal]] ([[French Revolution]])
 +* [[Scots law|Scots Law]]
 +* [[Scottish Court Service]]
 +* [[Supreme court]]
 +==See also==
 +:''[[noble court]]''
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A court is any person or institution, often as a government institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law.

International Courts

Types and organization of courts

See also

noble court




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