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crown court

English law a court of criminal jurisdiction holding sessions in towns throughout England and Wales at which circuit judges hear and determine cases
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WARWICK'S historic crown courts could close in the next three years - sparking fears that the 300-year-old National Heritage-listed building could be converted into flats.
Defendants at Birmingham Crown Court will soon be able to see their cases presented on large computer screens under radical new plans to use the latest technology.
Court 6:2 at Liverpool Crown Court features more than 20 computer screens on which evidence will be presented during trials.
DEFENDANTS will be able to e-mail a judge with their plea during "virtual reality" hearings at a hi-tech crown court being unveiled today.
And if the fast-track system proves a success, it will be introduced to all crown courts in England and Wales by the year 2000.
A number of prosecutors in the magistrates' courts and case workers in the crown courts have been subjected to verbal abuse.
It was in the year 2000 that he was appointed a Recorder in the crown court and he became a circuit judge in 2010, based at Cardiff Crown Court.
The Judge, who sits in Truro, Plymouth and Exeter crown courts and has 32 years legal experience, made inquiries of the Law Society and the Bar Council, which covers barristers, but found no record of Evans.
As a higher court advocate Daniel is now the firm's principal representative in the Cheshire crown courts and also conducts high cost cases at the Runcorn office.
He appeared in the dock at Swansea Crown Court yesterday alongside co-defendant, Saifur Rahman Khan, 36, of Ty Gwyn Avenue, Penylan, Cardiff.
William Junior Boddinar, aged 19, of Smith Street, Foleshill, Coventry, and a 16-year-old, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, appeared at Warwick Crown Court this week.
Plans have been drawn up by the Lord Chancellor for a new combined courts service that will give greater powers to magistrates while relieving pressure on crown courts.