Court of conscience

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COURT OF CONSCIENCE, Eng. law. The name of a court in London. It has equity jurisdiction in certain cases. The reader is referred to Bac. Ab. Courts in London, 2.

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Court of Conscience benefits greatly from the contribution of Within Temptation duo Ruud Jolie, who produced it, and Stefan Helleblad, who mixed it, and the band, predictably enough, are delighted with how it all turned out.
With the help of Ruud and Stefan we were able to achieve this and feel that Court of Conscience captured the Winter in Eden vibe perfectly," she says.
Always remember that there is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience.
They are desperate to avoid conviction in the court of conscience, lest they have to acknowledge a still higher court, the court that will sit at the end of the age.
For to a fifteenth-century ecclesiastic, sitting as a judge of conscience, in a court of conscience, to apply the law of conscience "for the love of God and in way of charity", "conscience" did not connote, though it included, some principle of injurious reliance or good faith.
This is reflected in the reaction of judges like Sir George Jessel, insisting that the Court of Chancery is not a court of conscience, or in some (muted) comments of judges exercising a jurisdiction defined in terms of "equity and good conscience" to the effect that what they are doing is a kind of "non-law".
Mahatma Gandhi once said that there is a higher court above the court of justice, and that is the court of conscience.
He gave up even that profession saying, 'There is a higher court than the courts of justice, and that is the court of conscience.