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the formal product of a legislative or judicial body

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the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale

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an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property

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89) The assize court, on appeal, will re-examine a case in accordance with the rules applicable to trials in the first instance before the assize court, (90) which means that the appellate assize court can hear witness testimony and fresh evidence as a matter of routine, just as the court of first instance could hear such evidence.
25) On February 25, 1600, both John Holmden and Thomas Woody appeared before the assize court at Rochester, the former delivered from jail by proclamation and the latter released on bail; (26) and on April 1, 1600, they both appeared before the quarter sessions court at Maidstone.
This study encompasses 251 cases of intimate violence between domestic partners tried in the assize court of the Seine during the last three decades of the nineteenth century.
The assize court on the south corner is clad in vertical strips of burnished copper, while the volume housing the smaller tribunal courts is covered with a lightweight, blue metal mesh, like fine gauze.
The basic question is, following Foucault, how many of the same people who chose a cafe owner to witness their weddings then committed the misdemeanor of public drunkenness, subsequently moved on to more aggravated cases of drunken and disorderly behavior, and finally either graduated to the assize court for felonies such as murder or wound up in an asylum due to alcoholic insanity?
IN FEBRUARY 1969 Raymond Morris was found guilty of murdering Christine Darby after a seven-day trial at Stafford Assize Court.
Assize court records are held at the National Archives in Kew.
The building had once been the Assize Court for County Durham and was rumoured to have a secret tunnel leading from the cellar (once the cells), which emerged at the side of a hill where the prisoners were taken to be executed.
After moving nearer the assize court in Bristol, he made a private fortune as a merchant and chief investor in explorer John Cabot's transatlantic voyage of discovery.
The former paratrooper was due to appear in court in Assize Court Reims this morning.
This study is now published as Jonathan Dalby, Crime and Punishment in Jamaica: A Quantitative Analysis of the Assize Court Records, 1756-1856 (Mona, Jamaica, 2000).
The explosion of anger and frustration which came about on Monday, November 7, 1831, and led to the Assize Court was the consequence of depression after French imports flooded the country.
The decision to try the case in the district court was at the attorney-general's discretion and according to legal sources this was likely because the case was not as "strong" as another similar case that was being tried in the Assize Court.
Assize Court judge Lena Demetriadou, who heads the three member panel, granted a postponement until March 27, saying that on the set date the Court will hear the parties' arguments regardless of whether there is agreement on the admissible facts.
The Assize Court of the Val-de-Marne, Paris, convicted only those four defendants who admitted to having sex with one of the victims, Nina.