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courtroom

The main room in a courthouse where the judge presides.
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Dubai: A young suspect bounced off his seat, lifted up his kandora and ran out of the courtroom once a judge sentenced him to two months in jail.
These two courtrooms will be combined with the juvenile courtrooms to consolidate current family and juvenile operations, freeing up space to accommodate two new judgeships.
A WIRRAL courtroom was sealed off after asbestos was discovered behind a wall.
The three courtrooms are equipped with high-tech devices that will allow defendants to deliver their testimonies more easily and freely.
This leaves the 23 courthouses with extra courtrooms and chamber suites that, together, total approximately 887,000 square feet of extra space.
Cameras in courtrooms impose irreparable harm upon a citizen's right to a fair and impartial trial; they intimidate civil defendants; they create security and privacy concerns; and they create spectacles like the 1935 Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial, or the 1954 Dr.
450 in 2006) that created the nation's broadest rule allowing cameras into courtrooms.
Courtrooms where men and women judge and are judged is a perennial source of dramatic storytelling whether the format be novels, movies, or television shows.
3 million in the 2007-08 budget to build two more courtrooms at the Antelope Valley Courthouse.
While photography and video have effectively supplanted draftsmanship as the preferred record of public events, court-sketch drawing remains a marketable strain of artistry that still performs its intended social function, given that the law restricts the use of cameras in courtrooms.
Courtrooms are typically located at the centre of the building, while support spaces and circulation radiate outward, thus obscuring the courtrooms as figures of the judicial process in essentially monolithic forms.
In most courtrooms, jurors wait in hallways prior to their selection.