court of assize

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the county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by Crown courts)

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Until 1881, the Court of Assizes was held in its Main Hall and the barred cell and 'cage' in which prisoners were confined can still be seen today.
The DPP added: "The public is informed that following examination of the inquiry into the cause of death of Michaela Mary Harte also known as Michaela Mary McAreavey, the Director of Public Prosecutions has taken the decision on the 16th of December 2011 to formally lodge a case of murder with premeditation against Mr Avinash Treebhoowoon and Mr Sandip Mooneea before the court of Assizes in Mauritius."
Failing that, one could appeal conviction to the court of assizes or have one's neighbours petition the crown for mercy.
Francis Szpiner, the family's lawyer, said: "I am pleased that the Paris court of assizes has recognised the anti-Semitic character of this crime.
Cecile Brossard, mistress of banker Edouard Stern, told Geneva's Court of Assizes that she was sorry.
Hasham Masaid, Public Transportation Regulatory Commission (PTRC) director general, said the government was in the final stages of negotiations with the consortium that is going to build the railway.Two murderers to death*The Court of Assizes on Sunday sentenced two men to hang after convicting them of murder.