assizes assizes

Definition(s):

  • (n) the county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by Crown courts)

Usage(s):

  • Last month he went on trial in absentia in Florence's court of assizes.

Quotes

  1. "Those who take it upon themselves to shoot at police will find themselves in the Assizes Court," Sarkozy told reporters.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "Charles Elroy Laplace, the Nation will recall was charged with murder of his wife Diana Laplace on the 12th February 2004. He was later tried at the High Court (Criminal Assizes) and convicted on 28th February 2006 and sentenced to death on 30th...
    on Dec 20, 2008 By: Denzil Douglas Source: Communication's Unit Of The St. Kitts Prime Minister

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