一、Contempt of court 藐视法庭
1.At common law, conduct tending to interfere with the course of justice in particular legal proceedings constitutes criminal contempt.
2.Because contemptuous conduct interferes with the administration of justice, it is punishable, usually by fine or imprisonment.
3.Criminal contempt is crime that is punishable by fine or imprisonment or both.
4.He is in danger of being in contempt of court.
5.He refused to obey the court order and was sent to prison for contempt.
6.His conduct tending to disregard the judge's order constituted contempt of court.
7.The judge imposed an instant fine upon the contemnor.
8.The judge's decision sets a precedent for future cases of contempt of court.
9.The lawyer was fined $500 for contempt of court.
10.The sanctions for civil contempt end upon compliance with order.
1.Every defendant charged with a felony has a right to be charged by the Grand Jury.
2.He chose to stand trial by jury.
3.The accused made his election for jury trial.
4.The judge directed the jury to acquit all the defendants.
5.The jury brought in a verdict of not guilty.
6.The jury found him guilty and did not recommend mercy.
7.The jury has to decide whom to believe among a mass of conflicting evidence.
8.The jury reached a unanimous verdict of not guilty.
9.The jury returned a verdict of guilty, and the judge will pass sentence next week.
10.The jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision.
1.A bona fide holder for value takes free from any defect in the title of his predecessors.
2.A check cannot be accepted.
3.An endorsement by the drawee is null and void.
4.An instrument is a document of title to money.
5.Every instrument constitutes an independent contract embodying a payment obligation.
6.The bill of exchange was in its inception confine largely to the financing of foreign trade.
7.The check is payable to bearer.
8.The promissory note is a document in which A promises to pay a sum of money to B.
9.They would almost certainly be held by the court to be negotiable instruments, albeit outside the scope of the Bills of Exchange Act.
10.This autonomy of the payment obligation is essential to the marketability of instrument.
1.A debtor may file for bankruptcy,which is called "voluntary bankruptcy".
2.Bankruptcy protects the debtor from debt collection by creditors.
3.He was adjudicated or declared bankrupt.
5.Insolvency matters are covered under the Bankruptcy Code.
6.The company was close to bankruptcy.
7.The company was declared insolvent.
8.The court appointed a receiver to administer and liquidate the assets of an insolvent corporation.
9.The creditors decided ot initiate a bankruptcy proceeding.
10.The debt was discharged in bankruptcy.
1.In tort law the duty is imposed by the law.
2.Some jurisdictions have established this tort to provide a remedy for malicious deeds.
3.Such tort-feasors are jointly and severally liable.
4.The law of tort provides rules of conduct that regulate how members fo society interact and remedies if the rules are breached and damage is suffered.
5.The law of tort aims to compensate those who have suffered as a result of a tort.
6.Tort law is a branch of civil law that is connected with civil wrongs, but not contract actions.
7.Tort liability for negligence presupposes causality between the negligent act and the injury to person or property.
8.Torts are in themselves sufficient grounds for bringing an action without the need to prove that damage has been suffered.
9.Torts can be divided into three categories depending on whether liability is based on intent, on negligence, or is absolute or strict without either intent or negligence.
10.Two of the largest categories of civil law are contract law and tort law.