crown court

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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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The comments made by judges as they send down convicted defendants would be filmed for the first time in a UK Crown Court.
Imposter in wig and gown pretended to be barrister A MAN has been found guilty of impersonating a qualified barrister at crown court after he donned a wig and robe to represent a friend he met in prison.
A crown court fees clerk was also arrested as part of the same operation.
Speaking at Warwick Crown Court, prosecutor Paul Baty said because of the age of the younger defendant, the papers for the case would be served on defence solicitors within six weeks.
Home Office figures show that 60 per cent of crown court sentences could have been sentenced at magistrates and the Government believes the new system will relieve pressure on the crown courts.
Prosecutor Sandip Patel told Swansea Crown Court yesterday both men could now face a third charge of corruption.
Roger Schofield, victim support manager at Warwick Crown Court, said: "We will be extremely sorry to leave because of the history it carries with it.
PRISONERS were today appearing at a virtual Liverpool crown court for the first time.
Potential jurors can now familiarise themselves with a West Midlands Crown court without leaving their home through a new virtual walkthrough tour.
Rollout of Unicenter TNG in a Digital UNIX environment involves more than 300 servers at 233 county courts, 78 crown courts and the Royal Courts of Justice.
He is an advocate with higher rights of audience, meaning he can present cases in Crown Courts.
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.