or justice court
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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- justice court,
- justice in eyre,
- justice of the peace,
- justice of the peace court,
Origin of justice's court
First recorded in 1520–30
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an inferior court presided over by a justice of the peace
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