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hellhole

n. a hot and crowded place; any unpleasant place. (Use caution with hell.) The theater was an overcrowded hellhole. Lucky there was no fire.
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Judicial hellholes are courtrooms throughout the United States where the law is not applied evenhandedly to all litigants," says Victor Schwartz, ATRA's general counsel.
Ninian Park hellhole: FROM BACK PAGE: 'At the moment Ninian Park's a hellhole.
Insurance carriers as well work diligently to make positive impacts on eliminating Judicial Hellholes.
Asked by prosecutor Douglas Hamilton how she would describe the school, she replied: "A hellhole worse than prison.
Last week, Private Tom Wroe - who was posted to this medieval hellhole a week after his 18th birthday - and Sergeant Gareth Thursby, 29 and married with two small children, were murdered by one of the native policemen British troops were deployed to Afghanistan to train.
After a year of observation on the "Watch List," McLean County advances to a Judicial Hellhole due to its unique practice of allowing lawsuits that seek compensation for asbestos-related injuries, even when the plaintiff did not come in contact with the named defendant's products.
ATRF also published a Watch List of jurisdictions considered less severe but on the cusp of attaining Judicial Hellhole status.
While variety results in a certain number of "judicial hellholes," there are ways to avoid these places or, if that is not possible, at least minimize their damage.
Here they took my children away from me and judged me, and then threw them into a hellhole," she said.
Kirchick did point out that the atmosphere in his school was so hostile, he couldn't come out until he was away from that hellhole, and he thinks future generations could benefit from the same bigotry.
I just told him: You get into work on time each morning or I'm shipping you right back to that hellhole, you little knucklehead.
If, by comparison, we are nothing like a "Third World hellhole," we also are increasingly distant in some of our practices from our peers in the community of Western nations.
Former Nixon speechwriter and New York Times columnist William Safire may have experienced the greatest epiphany On October 7, 1996, in his first-ever Times column on the subject, Safire described East Timor as "a human-rights hellhole," this in the context of discussing Webster Hubbell's visit to the island and the Clinton Administration's financial ties to James and Mochtar Riady of the Lippo Group.
The JTA proposal "encourages Syngenta to 'selectively contact O pro-business columnists O in consultation with the company' who have coined those terms (judicial hellhole, jackpot justice) and make the case that it's now 'Syngenta's turn in the Madison County Barrel.
e 57-year-old former butcher from Frankley will be own to the strife-torn state under guard as soon as his 10-year stretch in Panama's hellhole El Renacer prison ends, despite his oer to return to the UK to face justice.