State trial

a trial of a person for a political offense.

See also: State

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Later on the larger world first heard of him in the very hour of his downfall, during one of those State trials which astonish and puzzle the average plain man who reads the newspapers, by a glimpse of unsuspected intrigues.
Attorney-General had made the most of it; how, nevertheless, it rested upon nothing, save that vile and infamous character of evidence too often disfiguring such cases, and of which the State Trials of this country were full.
Fields, whose psychiatric disorders dating from early childhood were detailed in court during his state trial, did not deny he intentionally rammed his car into a group of counterprotesters, killing Heather Heyer, 32, a local law firm employee.
The state trial court's unusual examination of Schmidt was constitutionally dubious, and we discourage the measure.
Kavanaugh's mother was a public high school teacher in Washington before going to law school and becoming a state prosecutor and a state trial judge.
In 2004, Justice Taylor presided over the state trial of the co-conspirator of the Oklahoma City bombing case.
Charleston, South Carolina, Public Defender Ashley Pennington filed Slager's request for public funding for the second state trial Friday, citing how he currently lives below the federal poverty line while having to support his family of five.
Like Gerber, he listed his practice as 100 percent civil, with 70 percent in state trial, 10 percent in federal trial, 10 percent in administrative, and 10 percent in state appeals.
Olivencia was arrested April 15, 2010, about two hours after authorities said he fired at least two shots into a group of workers picking up trash in the area of Putnam Lane and Shrewsbury Street as part of a state Trial Court Community Service Program work crew.
Each state trial lawyer organization is represented on the board by two or more governors.
Odyssey File & Serve is an integrated component of Tyler's Odyssey court management system, which Oregon selected in 2010 for statewide implementation supporting all state trial courts.

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