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decisive trial acid test
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial appeal
trial for a performance part audition
legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial) bail
(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial bail , bail bond , bond
official in courtroom during trial bailiff
legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial bill of attainder
particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet bill of Particulars
large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily bullpen , detention cell , detention centre
correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence) clink , gaol , jail , jailhouse , pokey , poky , slammer
fraud that prevents a party from knowing their rights or from having a fair opportunity of presenting them at trial collateral fraud , extrinsic fraud
marriage, trial companionate marriage
trial that is conducted by a military court court-martial
prison for those awaiting trial custody , detention , detention center , jail , lockup
verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury directed verdict
disclosure at trial by defendant discovery
evidence at trial disclosed by defendant discovery
judgment disposing of the matter without a trial dismissal , judgement of dismissal , judgment of dismissal
enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial dock
(law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved evidence
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