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bailiff

Chiefly Brit (formerly) a high official having judicial powers
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A man from Royal Oak, Michigan, is suing two court officers who allegedly choked him so badly that he defecated in his pants.
The alleged attack was at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on April 20, while he was working as a Reliance court officer.
During jury deliberations, a court officer told the judge that the same juror had told him that "she did not understand what was going on" during the trial and that "she didn't understand the lawyers and she didn't understand the judge.
Appeals Court OFFICER ON PRISONER ASSAULT SEXUAL ASSAULT
A spoof of the People's Court (called the Foundry Court) featured our stockroom supervisor in full judicial robes in an actual courtroom (Boston's Suffolk Superior Court, which we were able to use because an employee's father was a court officer there).
At one point, the retired insurance salesman appeared shaky and was supported by a court officer.
FITCHBURG -- A 47-year-old Lunenburg woman who was arrested last month after allegedly attacking her boyfriend with an ax allegedly had attacked him before, with a Bible, and also went after a court officer and emergency medial technicians after a court appearance.
Distraught friends of Steenkamp could also be heard crying and comforting each other after the photograph was flashed up on the courtroom video screens as a court officer scrolled through images on his computer.
When asked about Sereno's absence, a court officer said there was an emergency, but the official did not elaborate.
He has requested the court that registrar himself should review the application in place of court officer and seek directions from the court about the maintainability of petition as he fears that subordinate officers will return the application.
He also worked as a court officer in the New York Court System.
Leaving court Officer, of Groomsport, County Down, said: "It's been a nightmare - a long dark road - but the truth came out in the end.