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trial:

see procedureprocedure,
in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article deals only with civil procedure in Anglo-American law (for criminal procedure, see criminal law).
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Trial

 

a concept used in probability theory. Trials may have one (and only one) of the outcomes A1, A2,. . ., An Each outcome of a trial is considered an “event” that has a certain probability P(Ak). Here Trial always holds.

What does it mean when you dream about a trial?

Dreaming of being on trial may indicate that the dreamer needs to be more accepting of himself or herself and less judgmental of others.

trial

[trīl]
(statistics)
One of a series of duplicate experiments.

Trial

Bardell vs. Pickwick
trial for breach of promise results in imprisonment of both parties for not paying damages and costs. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
Trial by Jury
trial of a breach-of-promise suit is dismissed when the judge decides to many the plaintiff. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury]
Trial, The
Joseph K. is tried by a strange court for an unspecified crime. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]

trial

1. Law
a. the judicial examination of the issues in a civil or criminal cause by a competent tribunal and the determination of these issues in accordance with the law of the land
b. the determination of an accused person's guilt or innocence after hearing evidence for the prosecution and for the accused and the judicial examination of the issues involved
c. (as modifier): trial proceedings
2. a motorcycling competition in which the skills of the riders are tested over rough ground
3. Ceramics a piece of sample material used for testing the heat of a kiln and its effects
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The federal judicial system has come to rely increasingly on magistrate judges to assist with civil pretrial matters. (100) The Judicial Conference recommended the effective use of magistrate judges to combat cost and delay in its Final Report to Congress on the CJRA.
(105) Perhaps the principal targets of this recommendation are state court systems that still do not assign cases to a single judge for pretrial matters. But as written--and, I believe, as intended--it is also directed at what some call the de facto bifurcated bench in some federal court districts where the Article III district judges routinely delegate all scheduling and discovery management to their magistrate judges.
The results from the recent ABA Section of Litigation Survey offer some useful insights into whether lawyers think that using magistrate judges to handle pretrial matters conflicts with this "single judge" principle.
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers,(69) the court held that a magistrate judge can impose postjudgment sanctions, including attorney fees, for pretrial discovery violations under Rule 37.(70) The court reasoned that a magistrate judge had jurisdiction to hear and determine this discovery motion because "discovery issues are by definition pretrial matters ...
The Power to Order Sanctions Extends to Postjudgment Rulings That Relate to Pretrial Matters
Magistrate judges have jurisdiction to enter sanctions orders relating to pretrial matters both before and after judgment is entered.
Rule 42(a) neither assists a Section 1407 transferee judge in pretrial matters nor terminates litigation.
"Florida may lack sufficient rules of court procedure to effectively guide the judicial management of complex cases within the state courts system and may unnecessarily expend judicial resources in resolving discovery and other pretrial matters in all types of cases."
The duties of the position include: conducting most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; conduct of various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from the district judges; and trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants.
The duties of the magistrate include, but are not limited to: conducting most preliminary hearings in criminal cases; trying and disposing of most misdemeanor cases; conducting various pretrial matters and evidentiray hearings upon delegation of district judges; and conducting final hearings for naturalization.