Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:23 AM EST


A court is a body, often a governmental institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes and dispense civil, criminal, or administrative justice in accordance with rules of law.In common law and civil law jurisdiction, courts are the central means for dispute resolution, and it is generally understood that all persons have an ability to bring their claims before a court. Similarly, those accused of a crime have the right to present their defense before a court.

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New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key in an election meeting
Opinion Poll in New Zealand Shows National Party Far Ahead in Popular Support

By IBTimes AU

The Colmar Brunton opinion poll for Television New Zealand’s One News shows that the ruling National Party is way ahead of others with 52 per cent popular support, followed by Labour at 28 per cent and Green Party with 10 per cent. New Zealand goes to polls on Sept 20. (7:52 pm)


A man jogs on the sand next to the Pacific Ocean at sunrise
Japanese Whalers End Pacific Hunt with 115 Whales Dead and No Disruption from Sea Shepherd

By IBTimes AU

Japan has wrapped up its whaling campaign in the Pacific with 115 whales caught and killed in its two-and-a-half month operation. It is the second whaling hunt of Japan since the United Nations' international court had ordered Japan to stop catching and killing whales in the Antarctic. (6:57 pm)


New NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet vs. Nexus 7 – Specifications, Features, Release Date and Price Showdown
Man Swindles Apple for $309,768 in 16 States

By IBTimes AU

A man from Tampa was able to swindle Apple for $309,768 around 16 states (9:22 am)


Serena Williams of the U.S. pumps her fist during her women's singles tennis match against Anna Tatishvili of the U.S. at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 24, 2014.
Serena Williams Bedridden For 3 Days After Wimbledon Championships Incident

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams spoke for the first time her experience after her unlikely exit at the Wimbledon Open, revealing to the press on Monday that she got bedridden for three days after that worrisome incident on the fabled lawn of All-England tennis club. (8:46 am)

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return to compatriot Ksenia Pervak during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 26, 2014.
Maria Sharapova’s $500K Business in Jeopardy Due To Health Concerns

By IBTimes AU

Maria Sharpova has been nothing short of spectacular. Not only did she win her fifth Grand Slam title at French Open this year, blessings have also been pouring on for her off the tennis court. (8:40 am)


Ana Ivanovic of Serbia looks on before the start of her women's singles match against Maria Sharapova at the Rome Masters tennis tournament May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Ana Ivanovic Posts a Hot Selfie on Instagram after her San Francisco Photo-Shoot

By IBTimes AU

Ana Ivanovic once again raised the heart-beats of her admirers when she posted a hot selfie on her Instagram account. (Jul 29)

Roger Federer of Switzerland wipes his face during a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London June 22, 2014.
Roger Federer Not That Good If Different Surfaces Were To Exist – Giles Simon

By IBTimes AU

Frenchman Giles Simon said Roger Federer is vulnerable to first round losses if the ATP uses distinctly different surfaces in succeeding tournaments (Jul 29)

Singer Mariah Carey poses at the Los Angeles premiere of "Hercules"
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Divorce: Couple Sells Home, Cannon Makes Fun of Marriage-Reports

By IBTimes AU

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are reportedly not happy in wedlock. The two are reportedly selling of their home in which they lived like a happy couple for years. This has fueled the speculation that the couple is headed for divorce. (Jul 29)

Justin Bieber Arrives for amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2014 Event in Antibes During the 67th Cannes Film Festival
Justin Bieber Makes Heart Warming Speech at Young Hollywood Awards, Gets Positive Feedback [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Troubled star Justin Bieber has made a heart warming speech at the recent Young Hollywood Awards which is sure to give his current spoilt-brat image a bit of a push back. The "Baby" singer made a brief appearance at the Award Ceremony in Lo... (Jul 29)


Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts during his men's singles tennis match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 1, 2014.
After Embarrassing Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios Ready to Crash Top 10 in Tennis Rankings

By IBTimes AU

Nick Kyrgios defeated Rafael Nadal in convincing fashion at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. The 19-year-old Australian is looking to build up on the big upset win and reach a Top 10 ranking in tennis according to his new coach Todd Larkham. (Jul 29)