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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
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crown court

n (Brit) (Law) → corte f d'assise
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Last month Yasser Iqbal, 29, was jailed for just 15 months at Bradford Crown Court after killing Kenneth Parratt, 71, in a hit and run.
Defendant Patrick McDonough, 30, elected a crown court hearing when he appeared at Flintshire Magistrates' Court at Mold on Tuesday.
District Judge David Kitson said: "I'm satisfied that these crimes are serious enough, even the aggravated burglary, that they should be dealt with in crown court.
A MAN accused of dangerous driving along the A55 will have his case heard at crown court.
Prosecuting, James Long said told the court that the smuggling offences could only be heard at the crown court.
Chair of the bench, Susan Salam, said the allegations were too serious to be heard by magistrates and sent the case to crown court.
A 49-YEAR-OLD driver who was charged following a serious collision in Brighouse last summer has appeared before a crown court judge.
This volume reports on the findings of a 20-month study (conducted between 2011 and 2012) of the Crown Court in England and Wales, based on interviews with adult crime victims, witnesses, defendants, and professionals and practitioners working in two Crown Courts, and observation of court hearings, to detail the key features of the court's process as it is experienced by victims, witnesses, and defendants; the nature of the relationship between the different players in the courtroom; and the extent victims, witnesses, and defendants see court processes and outcomes as fair and legitimate.
FOUR men from Liverpool have appeared before a Crown court judge charged with murdering a 48-year-old father-of-two in North Wales.
HIGH-PROFILE sentencings at Cardiff Crown Court could be filmed under a pilot programme being launched by the Ministry of Justice.
Christopher Cork, 50, of Heantun Rise, Wolverhampton, faced two charges of conspiracy to supply class A drugs, and was remanded in custody and will appear at Warwick Crown Court on June 22.
He was remanded in custody and will appear at crown court on June 27.