- A case is only authority for what it actually decides.
- A judgment must be impartial.
- All legal systems have a rule that a judicial determination of a case is final.
- Before trial the defendant may move to dismiss the case on the ground that the facts alleged do not constitute a crime.
- Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
- He was acquitted of the crime.
- He was committed for trial in the Central Criminal Court.
- He was sentenced to five years, but should serve only three with remission.
- He was sentenced to two periods of years in prison, the sentences to run concurrently.
- He was tried for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
- Judgment was entered for the plaintiff.
- Now the court is in session.
- Order in the court.
- She was awarded substantial damages.
- The adjudicator has to decide impartially between the two parties.
- The case is listed to be heard next week.
- The clerk to the justices read out the indictment.
- The case has been stood over to next week.
- The court adjourned for a ten-minute break.
- The hearing proceeded after the protesters were removed from the courtroom.
- The hearings were held in camera.
- The hearing was held up while counsel argued over procedural problems.
- The offence carries a maximum sentence of two years’ imprisonment.
- The power to hear cases is called jurisdiction.
- The trial lasted six days.
- The trial took place in the absence of the defendant.
- The clerk of the court read out the charges.
- The objective of the pre-trial hearing is to shorten the actual trial time without infringing upon the rights of either party.
- They all stood up when the judges entered the courtroom.
- To give him a fair and impartial hearing is of great importance.