colloquy


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colloquy

1. a literary work in dialogue form
2. an informal conference on religious or theological matters
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The pretty Madeleine, who had approached during this colloquy, stepped back and turned pale as death on hearing Porthos's words, for she thought the scene with the Swiss was about to be repeated.
I had forgotten both points, or, rather, our colloquy had been so brief that I had not had time to bring them forward; moreover, I had not half tested her powers of speaking English; all I had drawn from her in that language were the words "Yes," and "Thank you, sir." "No matter," I reflected.
While my would-be murderers were holding this whispered colloquy, I had stood half-petrified by the open window; unwilling to slide down the sheets into the arms of an unseen enemy, though I had no idea which of them it could be; more hopeful of slipping past my butchers in the darkness, and so to Rattray and poor Eva; but not the less eagerly looking for some hiding-place in the room.
Finally, the committee noted that a prosecutor's ethical obligations extend to post-plea interactions: "If a prosecutor learns during the plea colloquy with the court or other interactions that the unrepresented accused's acceptance of a plea or waiver of the right to counsel is not in fact voluntary, knowing, and intelligent, or if the plea colloquy conducted by the court is inadequate to ascertain whether the plea or waiver of the right to counsel is in fact voluntary, knowing, and intelligent, the prosecutor is obliged to intervene."
Kharb argues he is entitled to withdraw his no contest pleas because a provision of his plea agreement concerning the waiver of his right to appeal was ambiguous; because the circuit court did not conduct an adequate colloquy regarding the appellate waiver provision; and because his trial attorneys were ineffective by failing to adequately explain the appellate waiver provision.
"[W]e have never proclaimed a bright line rule or even suggestions delineating requirements of a colloquy between a trial justice and a defendant regarding the differences between a jury trial and a non-jury trial."
During the Rule 11 plea colloquy, the magistrate judge asked the government to "summarize the charge and the penalty." The government responded that the "maximum penalty" Lockhart faced was 10 years' imprisonment.
With contributions from geographers, urban historians, and critical theorists, in addition to a lengthy colloquy with artist Ai Weiwei, "Letters to the Leaders of China: Kongjian Yu and the Future of the Chinese City" completely affirms Kongjian Yu's indispensability to understanding the sustainable transformation of China's environmental and urban design legacy.
25, 37 (1970) later moved for a new trial, it was error to deny that motion, as the colloquy through which the plea was accepted was defective.
In October 2015, scholars of Judaism, the New Testament, patristics, and Islam gathered near G|ttengen for a colloquy on Scriptural interpretation, comparing educational and religious approaches.
He also replied to Jeff Grant's most recent Colloquy contribution, including a minor amplification of his note on alphabetic trigrams and tetragrams.