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  • 41Contempt of Congress — is the act of obstructing the work of the United States Congress or one of its committees. Historically the bribery of a senator or representative was considered contempt of Congress. In modern times, contempt of Congress has generally applied to …

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  • 42Contempt of cop — is law enforcement jargon in the United States for behavior by citizens towards law enforcement officers that the officers perceive as disrespectful or insufficiently deferential to their authority.[1][2][3][4] The phrase is associated with… …

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  • 43contempt of court — contempt of court: contempt (1) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contempt of court n …

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  • 44Contempt (film) — Contempt original film poster Directed by Jean Luc Godard Produced by …

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  • 45Contempt (disambiguation) — Contempt is an intense feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless. Contempt or contemptible may also refer to: Contempt (album), a 1999 EBM album by Assemblage 23 Contempt (film), a 1963 drama film… …

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  • 46Contempt (album) — Contempt Studio album by Assemblage 23 Released 1999 …

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  • 47Contempt of the sovereign — (also called contempt of statute) was an ancient doctrine in English law dating from medieval times, and now obsolete. It referred to the notion that if somebody disobeyed an Act of Parliament, but the Act did not say what the penalty was or how… …

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  • 48contempt, direct — n. Contempt committed in the court or near enough that it interferes with orderly proceedings. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 49Contempt toward officials — Contempt towards officials is addressed in the Punitive articles, specifically Article 88 of the U.S. Uniform Code of Military Justice in the Manual for Courts Martial (MCM), United States (2008 Edition) as follows: “ Any commissioned officer who …

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  • 50contempt of Congress — contempt of a U.S. Congressional body, as of an investigating committee, shown by a witness summoned or appearing before it. * * * …

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  • 51contempt, civil — n. Refusing to perform a duty ordered by the court to benefit another party to the litigation, such as producing documents. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 52contempt, constructive — n. Disregard for court authority that occurs away from the court, such as refusing to obey an injunction. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 53contempt, criminal — n. An act that directly interferes with the court’s operation or obstructs justice. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 54contempt of danger — index prowess (bravery) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 55Contempt of Parliament — In some countries, contempt of parliament is the offence of obstructing the legislature in the carrying out of its functions, or of hindering any legislator in the performance of his or her duties. The offence is known by various other names in… …

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  • 56contempt of court — Any act which is calculated to embarrass, hinder, or obstruct court in administration of justice, or which is calculated to lessen its authority or its dignity. Committed by a person who does any act in willful contravention of its authority or… …

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  • 57contempt of court — Any act which is calculated to embarrass, hinder, or obstruct court in administration of justice, or which is calculated to lessen its authority or its dignity. Committed by a person who does any act in willful contravention of its authority or… …

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  • 58CONTEMPT OF COURT — According to the Talmud, cursing a judge is a scriptural prohibition. The verse You shall not revile God (Ex. 22:27) is interpreted as referring to human judges (Mekh. ibid.; Sanh. 66a; Maim. Yad, Sanhedrin 26:1) as is a preceding verse … the… …

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  • 59contempt of court — noun A court order which, in the context of a court trial or hearing, declares a person or organization to have disobeyed or been disrespectful of the courts authority. See Also: contempt of Congress, contempt of Parliament, hold in contempt …

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  • 60contempt of court — N UNCOUNT Contempt of court is the criminal offence of disobeying an instruction from a judge or a court of law. [LEGAL] He faced imprisonment for contempt of court. Syn: contempt …

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