pre-trial


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pre-trial

adj
(Law) occurring before a trial
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Mr Latham said at the pre-trial hearing on October 29, before the jury was selected, Mr Coward had said Huntley changed the tyres as a matter of course, not to cover his tracks.
The hearing was adjourned for a pre-trial review on August 5.
The hearing was adjourned for a pre-trial review on August 5,and the trial is due to take place on September 5 at Witham Magistrates' Court,Essex.
Kaj-Erik Relander, the former president and CEO of Finnish telecomms operator Sonera Corporation, has reportedly been released from pre-trial detention in connection with the suspected violation of secrecy of communications at Sonera in 2000 and 2001.
A composite text greatly dependent upon the pre-trial examinations, it presents information that does not appear in the records: graphic detail about the torture used to obtain the confessions and, ignoring the men involved, descriptions of the women's sexual relationships with Satan.
Estrada, his son and his former lawyer refused to sign the pre-trial order that contained the list of evidence and witnesses that both the government prosecutors and the defense panel plan to present during the formal trial.
Another pre-trial hearing to determine which witnesses would be allowed to disguise their appearance, voice and identity will now be held on 2 February.
Three groups of subjects were exposed to pre-trial publicity modified from news and television reports of an actual California case, then showed a videotape of the trial.
For environmental cases, the court is allowed 30 days for arraignment and pre-trial, 3 months for trial, 30 days for memo, and 60 days from last day to file memoranda to come up with a decision.
A trial date was set for November 6 and a pre-trial hearing for October 6.
Associate Justice Rafael Lagos, who chairs the anti-graft court Fifth Division hearing the case, scolded Estrada's lawyers after they submitted a 'very late motion' questioning the draft pre-trial order, which Estrada refused to sign.
Head of the Doctors Syndicate Freedoms Committee Taher Mokhtar and two co-defendants have spent more than 150 days in pre-trial detention without being referred to any court.