One hopes they will lose in court, but if they settle, may the punitive clobbering be profound—and cathartic.
Now news has emerged he may be forced to testify in court over a stolen BlackBerry, Tom Sykes reports.
Earlier this year a Lebanese-Swede on trial for a plot against tourists in Cyprus told a court Hezbollah paid him.
Justice appeared at the court hearing, yelling and cursing at Tarnopolski as he was released.
As for Diallo, on Monday she had her day in court, but nobody outside the chambers of Justice Douglas McKeon heard what was said.
They had too much tact at court to recall a man of his name.
I went to the clerk of the court and paid Captain Boomsby's fine.
At Copenhagen, where they called at the court, they created quite a sensation.
"He left his home a week before the case came into court and has not been seen since," he said.
Indeed, how could she apprise him of events which were now the talk of the court?
late 12c., from Old French cort (11c., Modern French cour) "king's court, princely residence," from Latin cortem, accusative of cors (earlier cohors) "enclosed yard," and by extension (and perhaps by association with curia "sovereign's assembly"), "those assembled in the yard; company, cohort," from com- "together" (see com-) + stem hort- related to hortus "garden, plot of ground" (see yard (n.1)). Sporting sense is from 1510s, originally of tennis. Legal meaning is from late 13c. (early assemblies for justice were overseen by the sovereign personally).
"woo, offer homage," as one does at court, 1570s; see court (n.). Related: Courted; courting.