contempt of court

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  • noun

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disrespect for the rules of a court of law

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As far as the courts' inherent jurisdiction to punish for contempt of court, Edgar Joseph Jr.
PART III Prejudicial Media Publicity: Punishing the press: using contempt of court to secure the right to a fair trial, Stephen J.
Moreover, he said that all the good clauses of Contempt of Court Law 1976, 1998, 2003-4 have been incorporated in the Contempt of Court Law 2012, and confusions in the erstwhile contempt law have been removed.
Last week, a judge at Cardiff County Court jailed him for six months for contempt of court after he refused to come off the roof.
During the call, the judge ordered Beard-Williams several times to be silent during her frequent interruptions, finally threatening to find her in contempt of court.
ALLOWING mobile phones to go off in court is to be treated as contempt of court by a judge at his Warwick Crown Court hearings.
Saying attorney Ed Masry and his co-counsel from Texas may be held in contempt of court if they don't produce information subpoenaed by the City of Beverly Hills, Superior Court Judge Valerie Baker has given the law firms of Masry & Vititoe and Baron & Budd until Tuesday, July 22, to provide environmental and health testing data regarding their allegation of health issues at Beverly Hills High School, according to Beverly Hills City Attorney Laurence Wiener.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) has reserved a judgment on a petition seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against a returning officer (RO) for not deciding an application filed against acceptance of nomination papers of PML-N leader Khawaja Ahmad Ehsan.
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) has reserved judgment that contempt of court petition filed against the Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif is maintainable or otherwise.
Islamabad July 8 ( ANI ): Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that the contempt of court case against former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani proved that 'every individual, irrespective of his position, is subject to the law of the land'.
THE Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a contempt of court petition filed by the Bangalore Income Tax Practitioners' Association against R.
Despite his pleas to the court clerk that he had to make an urgent phone call to his wife during the break, Hanlon was threatened with an added offence of being held in contempt of court if he left its confines.
The case has become politically charged, pitting the Governor's Office and parole board against a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, who has threatened contempt of court unless Rosenkrantz is released.
Genger and Gottstein have sought to hold ESC in contempt of court for violating a court order to turn over a list of the Company's beneficial owners within the time required by the Israeli court, thereby severely prejudicing Messrs.
ISLAMABD -- Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed the contempt of court notice against IG Sindh in arms purchase case.