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":
... 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 ... 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 ... of 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 ...
... This 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 Iraqi regime with ... That same year, he was acquitted in a separate trial which concerned the suppression of an uprising in Baghdad during the 1990s ... concern regarding the manner in which trials may have been conducted by the Iraqi High Tribunal ...
... One day, Israeli secret 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 ... records which the Israelis used to identify him in order to bring about the trial ...
... 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 ... Kouwenhoven was released in March 2007 in anticipation of his new trial. ...
... 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:
“For he is not a mortal, as I am, that I might answer him, that we should come to trial together. There is no umpire between us, who might lay his hand on us both.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Job 9:32-33.
Job, about God.
“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)
“In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.”
—Walter Lippmann (18891974)