Contempt of court

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Contempt of court, often known as "contempt", is the offense of being disobedient to or disrespectful toward a court of law and its officers.[1][2]

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  1. "contempt: definition of contempt in Oxford dictionary (American English) (US)". 2014-08-05. Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
  2. "West's Encyclopedia of American Law". Retrieved 15 September 2014.