Contemner


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Contemner

An individual who intentionally acts to hinder or obstruct the administration of justice by a court, either by refusing to comply with its orders or by disrupting its orderly proceedings, thereby committing Contempt.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It further seeks " exemplary punishment to contemners for deliberate and intentional non- compliance".
I have read a fiery Gospel writ in burnished rows of steel/ "As ye deal with My contemners, so with you My grace shall deal"/ Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with His heel/ Since God is marching on.
The difficulty of acquiring and maintaining glory, due to our inability to judge or "value" accurately, the problem of construing "signs" of valuing, and the need of the glory seeker to "extort a greater value from his contemners, by dommage; and from others, by example" mean that the glory seeker is compelled to risk himself to show his power.
*** I have read a fiery gospel, writ in burnished rows of steel: As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my grace shall deal; Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heel, Since God is marching on.
I have read a fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel, As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my grace shall deal; Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heal, Since God is marching on.
Sixteenth-century Protestants, it proved on inspection, were in the main not political incendiaries, but sober subjects often occupying positions of trust; `not "contemners of authority", but authority itself'.(38) There is contemporary evidence to be cited on both sides of the question.
And over a good many decades I have found that most contemners of the natural law are dull dogs, afflicted by a paucity of imagination.