juryless

juryless

(ˈdʒʊərɪləs)
adj
without a jury
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During the three decades of political and sectarian strife in Northern Ireland that claimed 3,600 lives and injured another 36,000 more, Irish courts regularly refused to extradite terrorism suspects to Northern Ireland on the grounds that they faced possible torture or trials in juryless courts where impartiality could not be guaranteed.
Though the latter jurisdiction took some extraordinary measures, such as the use of juryless courts, anything that could be interpreted as preventive detention was long avoided.
And the beneficiaries of trusts, the cestuis que trust, are now empowered to complain to the Chancellor and enforce their putative rights, bringing the widest evidence of trust breaches before a juryless court in order to achieve justice.
attitude that the juryless practices of equity and admiralty should not
530) The limitation device in such cases is used as a weapon by shipowners to force low settlements and possibly juryless trials.
continued juryless courts in Northern Ireland in a temporary subsection
A Bill currently being considered by Parliament would allow prosecutors to apply for a juryless trial, subject to approval from a High Court judge and the Lord Chief Justice.
A Bill would allow prosecutors to apply for a juryless trial, subject to approval from a High Court judge and the Lord Chief Justice.
Both refused to accept the justice of the juryless "Diplock" courts, but Sands was sentenced to 14 years and Jackie to life.
DAMASKA, supra note 1, at 50 C[T]he juryless court is a unitary tribunal: the admissibility of evidence is decided here by the ultimate fact finder, who inevitably comes into contact with tainted information.
Mr Blunkett revealed a raft of measures at the weekend ( from juryless anti-terror courts to allowing wire-tap evidence in major trials ( which could be implemented if Labour was re-elected.
69) The abolitionist press condemned the first juryless proceeding in which an alleged fugitive slave was returned to a slaveowner: "It is the first arrest under the new law.