Definition of have one's day in court in English:

have one's day in court


  • Have a chance to make one's case in a court of law.

    ‘victims of violence should have their day in court’
    • ‘A businessman locked out of a Kaikohe building bought at a mortgagee sale two months ago will have his day in court today.’
    • ‘He said, you know, they have to have their day in court.’
    • ‘According to anti-Wal-Mart forces in Edgewood, they have won the right to have their day in court.’
    • ‘Williams says he called Anderson numerous times pleading with her to withhold the mug shot till he could have his day in court.’
    • ‘A cat lover who dramatically defied bulldozers in an attempt to save felines from a condemned building has had her days in court.’
    • ‘He looks forward to the mayor having his day in court.’
    • ‘Opponents of paperless voting machines are hoping to have their day in court.’
    • ‘The highest ranking soldier charged with abusing Iraqi detainees has his day in court also.’
    • ‘We would insist on first having our day in court.’
    • ‘Now the pair are having their day in court.’