In law, a trial is a coming together of parties to a dispute, to present information (in the form of evidence) in a tribunal, a formal setting with the authority to adjudicate claims or disputes. One form of tribunal is a court. The tribunal, which may occur before a judge, jury, or other designated trier of fact, aims to achieve a resolution to their dispute.
Other articles related to "trial, trials":
... Kouwenhoven was arrested in the Netherlands on March 18, 2005 and stood trial at the Court of First Instance in The Hague, starting April 24, 2006 ... was released in March 2007 in anticipation of his new trial. ...
... changed when, on 29 April 2008, Aziz went on trial over the deaths of a group of 42 merchants who were executed by the Iraqi regime in 1992, after the merchants had been charged by the ... That same year, he was acquitted in a separate trial which concerned the suppression of an uprising in Baghdad during the 1990s ... statement also expressed concern regarding the manner in which trials may have been conducted by the Iraqi High Tribunal ...
... agents kidnap Goldman and take him to Israel for trial on charges of being a Nazi war criminal ... Goldman's trial forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt, but their own as well ... which the Israelis used to identify him in order to bring about the trial ...
... At trial, the accused's defence was that either (1) that she consented to the sexual activity or, (2) alternatively, that he had an honest but mistaken belief that she was consenting ... The trial judge refused to put the mistaken belief defence to the jury, finding there was no "air of reality" to it, and concluding that the issue was simply one of "consent or no consent" ... the Court of Appeal set aside the conviction ordering a new trial, and that the trial judge erred by not putting the mistaken-belief defence to the jury ...
... He was arrested and held for trial after a preliminary hearing before a Superior Court Judge finding that evidence presented justified a trial by jury ... During Carpenter's 1994 trial, defense attorneys attacked the prosecution case as circumstantial and inconclusive ...
Famous quotes containing the word trial:
“Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.”
—Hunter S. Thompson (b. 1939)
“Every political system is an accumulation of habits, customs, prejudices, and principles that have survived a long process of trial and error and of ceaseless response to changing circumstances. If the system works well on the whole, it is a lucky accidentthe luckiest, indeed, that can befall a society.”
—Edward C. Banfield (b. 1916)
“Between us two its not a star at all.
Its a new patented electric light,
Put up on trial by that Jerseyite
So much is being now expected of....”
—Robert Frost (18741963)