Court of Conscience

Court of Conscience
The same as Courts of Request (q.v.). This name was also frequently applied to the courts of equity or of chancery, not as name but as a description.
See also conscience

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Court of Conscience — Conscience Con science, n. [F. conscience, fr. L. conscientia, fr. consciens, p. pr. of conscire to know, to be conscious; con + scire to know. See {Science}.] 1. Knowledge of one s own thoughts or actions; consciousness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court of Conscience — Fully developed by 17th century European theology, the concept of the Court Of Conscience held that one s conscience would testify for or against one s actions in life after death. During life, the faculty of conscience was like, but not the same …   Wikipedia

  • court of conscience — An English court for the collection of small debts; a court of equity. Harper v Clayton, 84 Md 346, 35 A 1083. A court of equity is a court of conscience, and whatever, therefore, is unconscionable is odious in its sight. Fraud is more odious… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Court of Conscience — The same as Courts of Request (q.v.). This name was also frequently applied to the courts of equity or of chancery, not as name but as a description. See also conscience …   Black's law dictionary

  • court of conscience — see court of equity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conscience — Con science, n. [F. conscience, fr. L. conscientia, fr. consciens, p. pr. of conscire to know, to be conscious; con + scire to know. See {Science}.] 1. Knowledge of one s own thoughts or actions; consciousness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The sweetest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conscience clause — Conscience Con science, n. [F. conscience, fr. L. conscientia, fr. consciens, p. pr. of conscire to know, to be conscious; con + scire to know. See {Science}.] 1. Knowledge of one s own thoughts or actions; consciousness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conscience money — Conscience Con science, n. [F. conscience, fr. L. conscientia, fr. consciens, p. pr. of conscire to know, to be conscious; con + scire to know. See {Science}.] 1. Knowledge of one s own thoughts or actions; consciousness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conscience — The moral sense; the faculty of judging the moral qualities of actions, or of discriminating between right and wrong; particularly applied to one s perception and judgment of the moral qualities of his own conduct, but in a wider sense, denoting… …   Black's law dictionary

  • conscience — The moral sense; the faculty of judging the moral qualities of actions, or of discriminating between right and wrong; particularly applied to one s perception and judgment of the moral qualities of his own conduct, but in a wider sense, denoting… …   Black's law dictionary

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