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The hearing of a civil or criminal case before a court of competent jurisdiction. Trials must, with rare exceptions (see in camera), be held in public. At the trial all outstanding issues of law and fact arising in the case will be determined. See also summary trial; trial on indictment.

From:  trial  in  A Dictionary of Law »

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Law.


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