Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:03 PM 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.

Articles About Court

Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran Cry as Indonesian Officers Force Them to Leave the Australian Vessel Hermia
Australian MP Andrew Wilkie Slammed For 'Embarrassing' ICC Letter To Prosecute Abbott Gov't

By IBTimes AU

Australian MP Andrew Wilkie had written the international criminal court to request for a probe on the Abbott government's asylum seeker policies. (6:56 pm)


John McEnroe of the U.S. reacts after winning a point during his BNP Paribas Showdown friendly tennis match against compatriot Ivan Lendl in Hong Kong March 4, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Tennis Legend John McEnroe Says He Can Beat Roger Federer In A Match

By IBTimes AU

John McEnroe believes Roger Federer would not stand a chance against him in a game of tennis. (12:12 pm)

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) drives against Memphis Grizzlies center Kosta Koufos (41) during the first quarter at FedExForum.
2014/15 NBA Season Preview And Predictions: Brooklyn Nets; Brook Lopez's Comeback Season

By IBTimes AU

The upcoming 2014/15 NBA Season for the Brooklyn Nets will pretty much revolve around Brook Lopez's comeback from injury. (10:36 pm)


A customer looks at bananas in a supermarket in Sydney April 27, 2011
New Zealand Trader Awarded Huge Compensation By Court For An Unfair Contract On Banana Exports

By IBTimes AU

No business can sustain without ethics and good will of the customers. (Oct 22)


Producers Allowed to Sue ‘Femme Fatales’ Actress Anne Greene For Refusing Nude Scenes

By IBTimes AU

True Crime production company claimed Anne Greene violated the nudity rider if her contract. (Oct 21)


Defence attorneys in the Pirate Bay copyright trial hold a T-shirt reading 'The Battle has Begun' following the closing arguments at city court in Stockholm March 3, 2009. Pirate Bay co-founders Peter Sunde, Gottfrid Svartholm, Fredrik Neij and
The Pirate Bay Blockade: Cost Of Blocking Websites Like TPB Is Ridiculously High

By IBTimes AU

It is quite expensive to block pirate websites like The Pirate Bay. (Oct 21)

Serena Williams Of The U.S. Embraces Her Trophy After Defeating Caroline Wozniacki Of Denmark
Serena Williams Defeats Ana Ivanovic In WTA Finals Open

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams continued her winning streak at the WTA Finals. (Oct 21)


Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot during his men's singles tennis match against David Ferrer of Spain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai October 9, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song
Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Andy Murray Wants Mother Judy Murray To “Raise Her Game”

By IBTimes AU

Murray asked his mother to raise her game in Strictly Come Dancing 2014. (Oct 21)


Toni Nadal, coach and uncle of Rafael Nadal of Spain, attends his men's singles final match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
Toni Nadal Says Roger Federer Is The Greatest Of All Time

By IBTimes AU

According to Rafael Nadal's coach and uncle Toni, the 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is the greatest tennis player of all time. (Oct 21)

A Z-JH8 helicopter sits on the deck of the Chinese People Liberation Army Naval hospital ship Peace Ark at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii, July 5, 2014.
Russia Accused Of Custodial Torture Of A Woman Pilot Captured From Ukraine: Moscow Bracing For Protests By Rights Activists

By IBTimes AU

Russia needs to protect the human rights of suspects as per protocols concerning action in conflict zones. (Oct 21)