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justice's court

or justice court

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noun Law.
  1. an inferior tribunal, not of record, having limited jurisdiction, both civil and criminal, and presided over by a justice of the peace.
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Origin of justice's court

First recorded in 1520–30
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British Dictionary definitions for justice court

justice court

noun
  1. an inferior court presided over by a justice of the peace
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