Star Chamber Proceedings Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Star Chamber Proceedings, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Star Chamber Proceedings?

(n) Star chamber proceedings is used to represent proceedings in a court which violates the standards expected of such authorities and when a person appearing for a proceeding cannot expect a fair hearing and justice. the phrase was originated from the courts of King Henry VIII of great Britain, which stood decorated by stars, where the proceedings are highly unfair and pre determined punishments are given to those disobeying the king.