We had identified the unhappy woman whom I had met in the night-time with Anne Catherick--we had made some advance, at least, towards connecting the probably defective condition of the poor creature's intellect with the peculiarity of her being dressed all in white, and with the continuance
, in her maturer years, of her childish gratitude towards Mrs.
Gradgrind, 'that your continuance
at the school any longer would be useless.
While the trial court has discretion to grant continuances, its ruling must have a lawful, cognizable basis, according to the court, and the judge cannot act on pure benevolence or compassion.
When a trial court judge granted a continuance in a residential foreclosure case solely to help the defendants keep their home, she severely abused the court's discretion, according to the District Court of Appeal of Florida.
Most recently, the sale was scheduled for August 27, 2009 and then again delayed when the Doyles obtained a continuance through October 1, 2009.
The attorneys had asked for continuances to accommodate their schedules, but the judge refused.
On July 9, Peterson asked the judge for another continuance, and Fredericks continued the trial again to July 15.
Parking-scandal update: Fullback Durell Price, guard Jim Ghezzi and three former players scheduled for arraignment Wednesday in Municipal Court received continuances