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Queen's Bench

n. 1) the highest court in Great Britain during the reign of a Queen, so that opinions are identified as a volume of Queen's Bench (QB). 2) in the United States, organizations of women lawyers, dating from when women were a small minority of practicing attorneys and needed to encourage each other, urge employment of women attorneys, protect against discrimination, and promote the cause of equality for women lawyers. Recent bar admissions now include close to 50 percent women.

Queen's Bench

the division of the HIGH COURT which mainly deals with civil damages cases such as those based on CONTRACT and TORT. There are three specialist divisions: the COMMERCIAL COURT, the ADMIRALTY COURT and the DIVISIONAL COURT.
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Questfire was also granted a final order approving the acquisition by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta on 21 August 2017.
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For the University of Regina Faculty Association's president, Dorothy Lane, the release boded ill for the dozen-or-so grievances that URFA has filed against FNUC in the wake of the coup; if FNUC can ignore a Court of Queen's Bench ruling, what will the college say if and when other rulings go against it?
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1 at the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench, Winnipeg, to four years in prison on each of eight counts of indecent assault and four counts of gross indecency.
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