Court of Law

Definition - What does Court of Law mean?

Court of Law simply refers to any tribunal operating within a judicial system. In earlier times and under English law, court of law used to be a court where only matters related to damages were sought.

Justipedia explains Court of Law

This distinction of court of law hearing only damages related claims dissolved over time. Now, every court is considered a court of law with the only exception being “federal bankruptcy courts.”

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