Trial at bar

(Eng. Law) a trial before all the judges of one the superior courts of Westminster, or before a quorum representing the full court.

See also: Bar

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200 YEARS AGO: Yesterday the Earl of Thanet and Mr Fergusson attended the Court of King's Bench, in expectation of receiving sentence for the attempt to rescue O'Connor at Maidstone, of which they had been found guilty on a trial at Bar.