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trial:

see procedureprocedure,
in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article deals only with civil procedure in Anglo-American law (for criminal procedure, see criminal law).
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Trial

 

a concept used in probability theory. Trials may have one (and only one) of the outcomes A1, A2,. . ., An Each outcome of a trial is considered an “event” that has a certain probability P(Ak). Here Trial always holds.

What does it mean when you dream about a trial?

Dreaming of being on trial may indicate that the dreamer needs to be more accepting of himself or herself and less judgmental of others.

trial

[trīl]
(statistics)
One of a series of duplicate experiments.

Trial

Bardell vs. Pickwick
trial for breach of promise results in imprisonment of both parties for not paying damages and costs. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
Trial by Jury
trial of a breach-of-promise suit is dismissed when the judge decides to many the plaintiff. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury]
Trial, The
Joseph K. is tried by a strange court for an unspecified crime. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]

trial

1. Law
a. the judicial examination of the issues in a civil or criminal cause by a competent tribunal and the determination of these issues in accordance with the law of the land
b. the determination of an accused person's guilt or innocence after hearing evidence for the prosecution and for the accused and the judicial examination of the issues involved
c. (as modifier): trial proceedings
2. a motorcycling competition in which the skills of the riders are tested over rough ground
3. Ceramics a piece of sample material used for testing the heat of a kiln and its effects
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A hearing will be held to resolve all other pretrial matters on March 7, 2002.
The premise of what we do should work in any pretrial matters in any court.
Upon designation or assignment by a district judge, a magistrate judge is authorized to handle pretrial matters.
PSC members work together with all counsel that have cases to efficiently and effectively manage discovery and pretrial matters in the litigation process.
He has charged the task force to "study and examine the efficient and effective management of complex litigation and the resolution of discovery and other pretrial matters in litigation" and submit a final report by October 31, 2007.
100,000 cases from across the nation are expected to be consolidated for pretrial matters and discovery in the dry wall litigation that has impacted homeowners throughout the country.
The duties of the position are demanding and wide-ranging and include: conduct most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; conduct various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from district judges; and trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants.