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courthouse

a public building in which courts of law are held

Courthouse

A building designed to contain one or more courtrooms and related facilities, such as judge’s chambers, administrative offices, and jury rooms.

courthouse

1. A building in which are contained rooms for courts of law, judges’ chambers, offices of clerks of court, and, sometimes, other official offices.
2. A building containing county administrative offices, often including the county jail.
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1989: The state Legislature approves funding for several courthouses, including a $37 million facility in Chatsworth and a $42.
The existing courthouse - a nondescript box at 125 E.
They spend most of their day inside a heated trailer in the former courthouse parking lot.
Some courthouses, like Lynn County's, are looking at geothermal heat pumps to provide their own heating and cooling.
Recommendation: In order to improve the planning and oversight for future courthouse construction projects, to increase the efficiency of courtroom usage through courtroom sharing, and to ensure that future courthouses are built within the congressionally authorized gross square footage, the Administrator of GSA should establish sufficient internal control activities to ensure that regional GSA officials understand and follow GSA's space measurement policies throughout the planning and construction of courthouses.
The way that some people go to the movies or a zoo, I go to courthouses,'' said Levine, author of the Jake Lassiter novels and a Studio City resident for seven years.
Morphosis's new courthouse in Eugene forms part of an ambitious nationwide building programme by the USA's General Services Administration (GSA).
The administration brief sides with two Kentucky counties that were ordered to remove Commandments displays from their courthouses.
The office is replacing obsolete courthouses with new judicial centers.
The 'human rights' issue is no longer a problem at the north Birmingham courthouse at Sutton Coldfield, in as much as a new cell block is under construction at the rear of the courthouse, and due for completion in October of this year.
Courthouse at 225 Cadman Plaza East in Brooklyn, NY
In 1971, residents of Union County, North Carolina, began a debate that would last well over a decade about the fate of an old courthouse that had served as the local government headquarters since the mid-1880s.