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/ˈkɔrtˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈkoʊrt-/
in which the sessions of a
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In a former courthouse here, jail cells have been converted into offices and a
adapted into a lecture hall.
It is equally not a merger negotiation or
And, however reluctantly, sometimes family members end up on opposite sides in a
In fact, that was one of the purposes for the
approach in the first place.
he was known to be fierce at cross-examination and riveting at.
style was similarly unvarying.
Behind him was a
packed with anguished parents who used to have children of their own.
In this court, vetted evidence and deliberation count for much less than speeches and
, the calculations can be seen in all their cold rationality, and the costs are vividly embodied.
He attended every meeting and, by his personal tactics, managed to transform them into
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a room in which the sittings of a law court are held
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I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage—but not so amusing as Broadway.
Boy, you'll have a fair trial. Race, creed or color, justice will be done in my courtroom.
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