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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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Most of the Court of Queen's Bench rules will not apply to a human right complaint hearing.
The settlement remains subject to court approval by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, and it is subject to other terms and conditions.
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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9 in the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench against the province of Manitoba.
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