Translation: from english

direct contempt

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  • direct contempt — see contempt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • direct contempt — noun : a contempt occurring in the presence of a court in session or so near as to interfere with the administration of justice or in the presence of a judge acting in a judicial capacity; also : a contempt directly obstructing a legislative body …   Useful english dictionary

  • direct contempt — Words spoken or acts done in the presence of the court, or during its intermissions, which tend to subvert, embarrass or prevent justice, such as telling the judge that he is ignorant and unfair. State v Goff, 28 SC 17, 88 SE2d 788, 52 ALR2d 1292 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Contempt of court — is 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 court s authority. Often referred to simply as contempt, such as a person held in contempt, it is …   Wikipedia

  • contempt — con·tempt /kən tempt/ n 1: willful disobedience or open disrespect of the orders, authority, or dignity of a court or judge acting in a judicial capacity by disruptive language or conduct or by failure to obey the court s orders; also: the… …   Law dictionary

  • direct — di·rect 1 vt 1: to order with authority the testator direct ed that the car go to his niece 2: to order entry of (a verdict) without jury consideration the court direct ed a verdict in favor of the defendant 3: to act …   Law dictionary

  • contempt 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contempt 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contempt — A willful disregard or disobedience of a public authority. See also civil contempt common law contempt contempt of Congress contempt of court direct contempt …   Black's law dictionary

  • Contempt 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 …   Wikipedia

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


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