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assize

[ə′sīz]
(civil engineering)
A cylindrical block of stone forming one unit in a column.
A layer of stonework.

assize

1. A cylindrical block of stone forming one unit in a column.
2. A course of stonework.
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The above rules for the hearing of appeals by a second assize court again indicate that the standard of review applicable on appeals of felony matters is correctness for questions of both law and fact: The original assize court is shown no deference in its findings, and the second assize court is free to substitute its own view of the case for that of the assize trial court.
The record of the July 16, 1576 assize court is missing.
However, though Shapiro aims "to discover how ordinary men and women interpreted and responded to this material," her analysis of the dynamics of assize court trials rarely ventures into the complexities of the case.
Case of April 1774, in Assize Court, Surrey, Pleas of the Crown, April 1770-July 1783, Jamaica Archives.
Assize court judges had little to do as serious crimes virtually vanished from their lists.
Mr George Aresti, head of the three member judicial panel of the Larnaca Assize Court, said that although the spying charge had been withdrawn, the court could not ignore that the two accused approached the military area "at a time when a very serious military operation was under way.
Andreas Gregoriou, 34, from Livadia village, Larnaca district, was sentenced to 14 years in jail by the Larnaca Assize Court, after being found guilty of importing 100kgs of the synthetic drug mephedrone with the intent to distribute.
One plaintiff, Nina, was 16 when she was first raped by a gang of boys in 1999, the Assize Court of the Val-de-Marne, Paris, was told.
Kelly, a 27-year-old labourer, was convicted of murder on February 8, 1950,at Liverpool Assize Court and sentenced to death.
REPORTER Laurie Taylor, 69, covered Bell's nine-day trial at Newcastle upon Tyne Assize Court.
A 34-year-old man from Livadia, Larnaca district, was found guilty by the Larnaca Assize court for importing 112 kilos of mephedrone, with the intent to ship it to the UK.
Mr Kelly, a 27-year-old labourer, was convicted of Mr Thomas's murder on February 8, 1950, at Liverpool Assize Court and sentenced to death.