/ (ˈdɪplɒk) /
in Northern Ireland, a court of law designed to try cases linked with terrorism. In order to prevent the intimidation of jurors, the court consists of a single judge and no jury
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Word Origin for Diplock court
C20: named after Lord Diplock, who introduced the courts in 1972
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