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Bench Warrant An arrest warrant issued by a judge while sitting on the bench, holding court. A bench warrant is used when a defendant on bail fails to show up, or when a witness under subpoena fails to appear. The judge will usually set bail at the same time.


Bench warrant - An order issued by a judge for the arrest of a person.
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Bench: The seat occupied by the judge. More broadly, the court itself.

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The Judge's seat or the judge, himself/herself, (e.g., the attorney addressed the bench)
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BENCH TRIAL - Also called court trial. A bench trial is another term for a trial before a judge only without a jury. In general, the parties begin with the presentation of evidence, although in some cases they make opening statements.

Bench Warrant
(n) Bench Warrant is the order issued by bench constituted to hear a case authorizing the law enforcement officer to arrest a person or attach a property to enforce legal compliances
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Bench Warrant: An order issued by a court for the arrest of a person who has failed to appear in court as ordered. A bench warrant can also be issued for a witness who has failed to appear in response to a subpoena.

bench trial
A trial without a jury, in which the judge serves as the fact-finder.
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Bench trial: Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.
Brief: A written statement submitted by the lawyer for each side in a case that explains to the judges why they should decide the case or a particular part of a case in favor of that lawyer's client
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The composition of judges sitting to hear a matter in court. In the High Court, judges can sit singly, in division benches of two judges or in full benches of three or more judges.

bench trial - Trial without a jury in which the judge decides the case.
bench warrant - An order issued by the court for the arrest of a person.
bequest - A gift by will of personal property.

~ - The seat occupied by the judge. More broadly, the court itself.
~ trial - (Also known as court trial.) Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.
~ warrant - An order issued by a judge for the arrest of a person.

Bench trial - Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.
Beneficiary - Someone named to receive property or benefits in a will. In a trust, a person who is to receive benefits from the trust.

~ - The area in the court room where the judge sits.
~ trial - A trial where the judge hears all evidence and makes a decision without the aid of a jury.
Bench Warrant - An order issued by a judge for the arrest of a person.

Bench Trial - A trial where a judge decides the case - not a jury.
Brief - A written or printed document prepared by lawyers and filed with the court. Usually sets forth both facts and law in support of the particular side of a case.

Bench Warrant: An arrest warrant issued by a criminal court directing officers to bring an individual who has previously been arraigned before the court. Bench warrants are typically issued when a defendant has failed to appear for a scheduled court appearance.

BENCH TRIAL: Also called court trial. A trial held before a judge and without a jury.
BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT: The highest level of proof required to win a case. Necessary to get a guilty verdict in criminal cases.

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A judge in court session.
Beneficiary:
In a legal context, a "beneficiary" usually refers to the person for whom a trust has been created.

BENCH TRIAL: A trial conducted with the judge serving as the finder of fact in place of a jury. In a bench trial, the judge decides the questions of fact as well as the questions of law. See also, Jury Trial.

Bench warrant - A court-issued warrant for the attachment or arrest of a person.
Bind over - To hold for trial or further inquiry.
Brief - A written document.

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BEST INTEREST OF CHILD: The standard used by the Court to determine issues of custody and visitation.

Bench Warrant: Court papers issued by the judge, "from the bench," for the arrest of a person.
Bond: Also called bail. Money or property given to the court for the temporary release of a defendant, to ensure that the defendant will return to court. There are two kinds of bonds: ...

Bench Trial or Non-jury Trial: Trial before a judge and without a jury. In a bench trial, the judge decides questions of law and questions of fact.
Bench Warrant: An order issued by a judge for the arrest of a person.

BENCH TRIAL - A trial held before a judge and without a jury.
BENEFICIARY - Person named in a will or insurance policy to receive money or property; person who receives benefits from a trust.

Bench Warrant: An order issued by a judge for the arrest of a person.
Bench: The seat occupied by the judge. More broadly, the court itself.
Beneficiary: The lender who makes a loan, also called a mortgagee. The person borrowing money is the mortgagor.

~: Judge or judges composing a court.
~ WARRANT: A document issued by a criminal court in which a criminal action is pending, directing a police officer to take into custody a defendant in the action who has previously been arraigned and to bring him/her before the court.

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n. 1) general term for all judges, as in "the ~," or for the particular judge or panel of judges, as in an order coming from the "~." 2) the large, usually long and wide desk raised above the level of the rest of the courtroom, at which the judge or panel of judges sit.

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beneficiary One receiving benefit or advantage, or one who is in receipt of financial benefits or profits; usually refers to the person who benefits from, or will benefit from, a trust, a life insurance policy, or the provisions in another person's will.

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The seat occupied by a judge or, more broadly, the court itself.
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Bench Trial - Trail of a case held before a judge sitting without a jury.
Bench Warrant - An order issued by the court, ("from the bench") for the arrest of a person for violating a court order. See CAPIAS.

~. Latin Bancus, used for tribunal. In England there are two courts to which this word is applied. Bancus Regius, King's ~ Bancus Communis, Com- mon ~ or Pleas. The jus banci, says Spelman, properly belongs to the king's judges, who administer justice in the last resort.


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A ~ trial is a trial without a jury; the judge decides all issues. All matrimonial trials are ~ trials, except for grounds.
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A warrant issued by a judge when an individual defendant fails to appear in court at a specified date and time.
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A trial before a judge with no jury. The term derives from the fact that the stand on which the judge sits is called the ~.
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Seat occupied by the judge. More broadly, the court itself.
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: one that takes care of and often is legally responsible for something [a dog's ] [a of the property]
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Expanded Legal Definition of Bawdy House~ A judge in court session.
Expanded Legal Definition of ~Beneficiary The person for whom a trust has been created.

~ Warrant An order issued by a judge to a police officer for the arrest of a person who has failed to appear, or remain in attendance, at a hearing or trial. ~ warrants are a form of arrest warrants.

Trial court judges hear and decide legal issues (and factual issues in ~ trials). Legal issues are questions that must be answered by applying and interpreting the law, whether it derives from the Constitution, a statute, the common law, or a rule or regulation.

En banc "On the ~." All judges of a court sitting together to hear a case.
Enjoin - To require a person to perform, or abstain or desist from some act.
Evidence - Any form of proof legally presented at a trial through witnesses, records, documents, etc.

side-bar - Refers to position at side of the judge's ~ where trial counsel and judge discuss matters out of hearing of jury.
simple - Pure, unmixed; not compounded; not aggravated; not evidenced by sealed writing or record.

Italian banca rotta, a broken ~: a money-changer's ~ was broken up, on his failing in business, - Skeat. See 3 Story 453. A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors. 2 Bl. Com. 285, 471. See Trader.

"by the full court" "in the ~" or "full ~." When all the members of an appellate court hear an argument, they are sitting en banc. Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S.

A "~ warrant" is an order to appear issued by the court when a person does not appear for a hearing, which can be resolved by posting bail or appearing.

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Question of Fact
A factual issue submitted to the jury or to the judge in a ~ trial for determination.
Question of Law
A disputed legal issue presented for judicial determination.

Term: Question Of Fact
Definition: A factual issue submitted to the jury or to the judge in a ~ trial for definition.
Term: Question Of Law
Definition: A disputed legal issue presented for judicial designation.

Judiciary - The branch of government invested with judicial power to interpret and apply the law; the court system; the body of judges; then ~.
Jurat - Certificate of person and officer before whom a writing is sworn to.

this term refers to a final judicial (by a court) determination of a decision in a pending case. In juvenile delinquency cases, it is the equivalent of a ‘conviction.' In typical criminal cases, "adjudication" refers to the court entering its ruling of guilty or not guilty after a ~ trial.

A sentence is ordered by the judge, based either on the trial jury's verdict or the judge's decision if there was a ~ trial (no jury). SlanderSlander is usually spoken defamation but can include gestures, sign language, and other 'non-permanent' statements.

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