Inns of Court
- the four voluntary legal societies in England (Lincoln's Inn, the Inner Temple, the Middle Temple, and Gray's Inn) that have the exclusive privilege of calling candidates to the English bar after they have received such instruction and taken such examinations as the Inns provide.
- the buildings owned and used by the Inns.
Examples from the Web for inns of court
Historical Examples of inns of court
Moot is a term used in the Inns-of-Court, and signifies the handling or arguing a case for exercise.
He is exceedingly censured by the inns-of-court men, for that heinous vice being out of fashion.
But he is now gone to the inns-of-court, where he studies to forget what he learned before, his acquaintance and the fashion.
He is exceedingly censured by the inns-of-court men, for that heinous vice, being out of fashion.
By his means the law makes more knaves than it hangs, and, like the Inns-of-Court, protects offenders against itself.