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Lawless Court

Concept of Lawless Court

Traditional meaning of lawless court [1] in the English common law history: A court held on King’s-Hill, Rochford, Essex, on Wednesday after old Michaelmas day, at cock-crowing. They speak in whispers, have no candle, nor pen and ink, but a coal; and he that owes suit and service forfeits double rent for each hour that he is missing. The court still exists.


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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Lawless Court”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Lawless Court.

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  • Article Name: Lawless Court
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  • Description: Concept of Lawless Court Traditional meaning of lawless court [1] in the English common law history: A court held on [...]

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