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crown court

n
(Law) English law a court of criminal jurisdiction holding sessions in towns throughout England and Wales at which circuit judges hear and determine cases
Translations

crown court

n (Brit) (Law) → corte f d'assise
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Project manager Chief Supt Richard Little said: "It is not my place to criticise the current facilities at Warwick Crown Courts.
The technology will be rolled out to all 78 crown courts in England and Wales by 2005.
The Lord Chancellor's Office, which is responsible for the UK's 78 Crown Courts, hopes the new technology will speed up the wheels of justice.
The technology will extend to all 78 crown courts in England and Wales by 2005.
Under the project, serious cases will be transferred from magistrates' courts to Stafford and Stoke Crown Courts within days of defendants making their first appearance in the dock.
It follows fear for the safety of Crown Prosecution Service staff when they attend magistrates and crown courts in the region.
But he has conducted a number of long trials in North Wales during that period and sat periodically at Mold and Caernarfon Crown Courts.
The court heard the conman, who had no legal training, had sent a number of headed letters to Truro and Plymouth crown courts while he was still in prison stating he was a "senior advocate".
He is an advocate with higher rights of audience meaning he can present cases in crown courts.
He has been regularly prosecuting in trials in Newport and Cardiff Crown Courts.
He suggested an earlier date could be found at Coventry or Birmingham Crown Courts.
One trial in 20 in magistrates courts and one in 32 in Crown Courts did not go ahead.