criminal court
noun Date: 1678 a court that has jurisdiction to try and punish offenders against criminal law

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  • criminal court — n: a court that has jurisdiction to try criminal defendants Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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