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Bench The desk and seat (usually a chair rather than an actual bench) where a judge sits in the courtroom.


Bench trial - (Also known as court trial.) Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.
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Bench Warrant: An order issued by a judge for the arrest of a person.

bench
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
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
It is the seat (usually a comfy chair rather than a bench) where a judge sits in the courtroom during a trial or hearing.

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.

bench - The area in the court room where the judge sits.
bench 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 - The seat occupied by the judge. More broadly, the court itself.
Bench trial - (Also known as court trial.) Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.

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 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.

Benchmark job
A job which is selected as representative of a particular level or type of work and against which other jobs in a scheme can be assessed.
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Bench:
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 Warrant:
A court order empowering the police to arrest a person. These warrants are most often issued in cases of contempt of court, failure to appear or where an indictment is being laid.

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: The seat occupied by a judicial officer.
BEST INTEREST OF CHILD: The standard used by the Court to determine issues of custody and visitation.

BENCH TRIAL: Also called court 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: Court papers issued by the judge, "from the bench," 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.
Beneficiary: Person named in a will or insurance policy to receive money or property; person who receives benefits from a trust.

Bench - The seat occupied by the judge; more broadly, the court or judicial branch itself.
Bench Trial - Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts as well as the law.

BENCH: Judge or judges composing a court.
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bench
n. 1) general term for all judges, as in "the bench," or for the particular judge or panel of judges, as in an order coming from the "bench." 2) the large, usually long and wide desk raised above the level of the rest of the courtroom, ...

bench warrant See warrant.
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, ...

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.

BENCH. Latin Bancus, used for tribunal. In England there are two courts to which this word is applied. Bancus Regius, King's Bench Bancus Communis, Com- mon Bench or Pleas.


Bench Trial
A bench trial is a trial without a jury; the judge decides all issues. All matrimonial trials are bench trials, except for grounds.
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Bench warrant
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: a warrant issued by a judge for the arrest of a person who is in contempt of court or indicted
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bench
The seat (usually a comfy chair rather than a bench) where a judge sits in the courtroom during a trial or hearing.

BENCH WARRANT
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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KING S BENCH
The name of the supreme court of law in England. It is so called because formerly the king used to sit there in person,... more ...

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Keeper
: 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 HouseBench A judge in court session.
Expanded Legal Definition of BenchBeneficiary The person for whom a trust has been created.

En banc "On the bench." 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.

side-bar - Refers to position at side of the judge's bench 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 bench: a money-changer's bench 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.

=king's court], namely, the Court of Exchequer, the Court of Common Pleas, and King's Bench, was established.

"by the full court" "in the bench" or "full bench." 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.

Can be: (1) an arrest warrant orders a peace officer to arrest and bring to the court the person accused of a crime to begin legal action; (2) a bench warrant a judge's order to arrest and bring a person to court because the person has failed to ...

805 (K.B. 1631), the Court of King's Bench held that even a private person (and thus a fortiori a peace officer) needed no warrant to arrest a 'common cheater' whom he discovered 'cozen[ing] with false dice.' ...

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

A sentence is ordered by the judge, based either on the trial jury's verdict or the judge's decision if there was a bench trial (no jury).

See also: See also: Court, Law, Person, Will, Lawyer

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