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courtroom

The main room in a courthouse where the judge presides.
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The issue was reported to the Health and Safety Executive when it was discovered two weeks ago and the courtroom remains closed for tests on the air quality.
Once the presiding judge sentenced the suspect in absentia to two months in jail, the young man jumped out of his seat quickly, and ran out of the courtroom.
The new courtroom, which is part of a five-floor courthouse, will hold trials in which large numbers of suspects stand trial.
Courts, on behalf of the Judicial Conference of the United States, should expand nationwide courtroom sharing policies to more fully reflect the actual scheduling and use of district courtrooms.
As Florida celebrates 30 years of informing citizens of what occurs in its courtrooms, all of the arguments against cameras in courtrooms have proved to be wrong.
At the Monrovia Courthouse, the lock-up facility and two of the three courtrooms were placed on inactive status Nov.
You look at a long hallway and its unending linoleum and tile, the thought was to break it up a bit and put dark-colored tiles in front of the courtrooms,'' Presiding Lancaster Superior Court Judge Steve Ogden said during a pre-opening tour for local news media.
The courtrooms themselves all have large windows, facing towards the public realm outside the building, or into the foyer at its heart, making the process literally transparent.
We are suspending operations everywhere other than courtrooms where we have no choice,'' Ogden said.
Elsewhere, illumination from skylights in the barrel vaults of the courtrooms has its own drama and metaphorical significance.
In order to adequately serve the demanding requirements of trial attorneys, as well as others in the courtroom, Courtroom Connect realized the necessity of a Tier One provider to offer a high level of wireless service," said James Treuting, president of Network Services at Verio.
Cells are located at ground level, with offices and courtrooms wrapped around the concourse.