So they were committed for trial at the Liverpool assizes, to be holden some time in the present month.
His ignorance of law was soon shewn at the Lancaster assizes.
If he had been tried at the assizes, I would have gone there.
She was committed for trial at the assizes, as the magistrate had no ducking-stool.
And as to Galway, we may gather the state of affairs from the report of a case tried at the Winter assizes of 1912.
I find that the assizes will be here, in Alston, at the end of next month.
At Hull the assizes had only been held once in seven years, and afterwards once in three.
I have come to see a man called Robert Tryst, waiting for trial at the assizes.
Professional business took me to the assizes during your second trial.
He then had notice for the summer assizes at Warwick; and so on.
"session of a law court," c.1300 (attested from mid-12c. in Anglo-Latin), from Old French assise "session, sitting of a court" (12c.), properly fem. past participle of asseoir "to cause to sit," from Latin assidere (see assess). Originally "all legal proceedings of the nature of inquests or recognitions;" hence sessions held periodically in each county of England to administer civil and criminal justice.