Definition of Contempts

1. Noun. (plural of contempt) ¹



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Definition of Contempts

1. contempt [n] - See also: contempt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contempts

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Literary usage of Contempts

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Trials in Actions Civil and Criminal by Seymour Dwight Thompson, Marion C. Early (1912)
"Extent of the Power to Punish Contempts. 125. Power of Legislature to Limit this Power of Courts. 126. Statutory Affirmations of this Power. 127. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Trials in Actions Civil and Criminal by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1889)
"Extent of the Power to Punish Contempts. 125. Power of Legislature to Limit this Power of Courts. 126. Statutory Affirmations of this Power. 127. ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, with an Analysis of the Work by William Blackstone, Edward Christian, Joseph Chitty, John Eykyn Hovenden, Thomas Lee, Archer Ryland (1853)
"Contempts against the kind's prerogative. Penalty : fine and imprisonment. III. Contempts against his person, and government. Penally : fine, imprisonment ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an Analysis of the by Sir William Blackstone, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland (1836)
"... which includes the crime of peculation. Usual penalties: banishment ; fines ; imprisonment; disability. II. Contempts against ihc king's prero- 3. ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"having the power to punish for contempts, the judgment of the House that a person is guilty of such contempt is conclusive everywhere. .821 power in that ..."

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