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courtroom

The main room in a courthouse where the judge presides.
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Obviously not knowing his way out and unaware of the consequences of his adventure, the suspect's sudden departure was aborted by a number of policemen who chased him in the corridors of courtroom 4 and courtroom 11.
By describing the doctrine of the four Sunni schools in the domain of the courtroom oath, Bechor fills a gap in Islamic legal studies.
Dutton and Full Disclosure Network sought access to the courtroom for approximately 30 minutes, "any day the courtroom is empty, at any time," in order to record eye witness interviews and read from a transcript of proceedings in Fine's civil contempt case, which took place in the courtroom.
An HM Courts & Tribunals Service spokesperson said: "Asbestos has been discovered behind a wall in a courtroom at Wirral magistrates' court.
The LHC Chief Justice Umar Bandial expressing his strong annoyance over the incident remarked that such an environment was contrary to the dignity of the court, which would not be tolerated and thereafter in utter disgust left the courtroom.
The chief justice left the courtroom without any proceedings and went to his chamber due to indiscipline inside the court.
Ninety-two of the 109 charged were given one year and eight months on charges of "disrupting courtroom order" and "resisting the officers on duty.
5, 2010, the first day of jury empanelment, to clear the courtroom of spectators to make room for the large number of prospective jurors.
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.
Within the walls of Courtroom 6-1, gangster Al Capone, who had a home in Miami Beach, was tried and acquitted of perjury in 1930.
Those opposing cameras in the federal courtrooms argue that cameras negatively impact the trial process, causing changes in witness demeanor and impacting adversely on the deliberations of juries.
The courtroom features purpose-built legal equipment, in addition to a projector and specialist acoustics, and will be used by both undergraduate and postgraduate students from this semester.