consequential contempt

consequential contempt
The ancient name for what is now known as "constructive" contempt of court.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • 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

  • constructive contempt — noun : a contempt that is committed outside the presence of a court in session or of a judge acting in a judicial capacity and is either civil in character when in willful disobedience to a lawful order or decree made for the benefit of a party… …   Useful english dictionary

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