Officers of the Court

Officers of the Court

An all-inclusive term for any type of court employee including judges, clerks, sheriffs, marshals, bailiffs, and constables.

An attorney is also regarded as being an officer of the court and must therefore comply with court rules.

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All this time the Queen had never left off staring at the Hatter, and, just as the Dormouse crossed the court, she said to one of the officers of the court, `Bring me the list of the singers in the last concert
Here one of the guinea-pigs cheered, and was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court.
I've so often read in the newspapers, at the end of trials, "There was some attempts at applause, which was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court," and I never understood what it meant till now.
Accompanied by a select number of officers of the court, among whom were the two honest men who had already admired the cloth, he went to the crafty impostors, who, as soon as they were aware of the Emperor's approach, went on working more diligently than ever; although they still did not pass a single thread through the looms.
A dozen officers of the court with several body servants were grouped behind the jeddak and his guest, eager listeners to the conversation--so eager on the part of one of the servants that he was twice rebuked by a noble for his forwardness in pushing himself ahead of his betters to view the intricate mechanism of the wonderful "controlling destination compass," as the thing was called.
The princess, ever on the look out for any chance of news of her beloved husband, went down to the harbour attended by some officers of the court, and arrived just as the captain was landing.
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Chief Justice Islamabad High Court, Attorney General for Pakistan, Federal Law Secretary, President Supreme Court Bar Association, Representatives of the Bars, Prominent Lawyers, Officers of Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan, and Officers of the Court also attended the ceremony.
Indeed, as officers of the court, all attorneys should consider it a professional obligation to protect and maintain the independence of our judiciary.
The central question isn't so much what the money was and is spent on, what really cries out for an answer is why were court-related fees funneled into an unregulated pocket that benefits officers of the court who surely don't need ``coffee money.
Court reporters who report depositions and certify transcripts are supposed to be impartial officers of the court.
Attorneys typically are seen as officers of the court, but their clients are not, and it is not clear what the regulation means by court proceedings "involving" the tax return preparer.
The new Sorenson Genomics biological forensics division, called Sorenson Forensics, provides casework services for federal, state and local crime laboratories and assists Officers of the Court in individual criminal cases, in addition to offering comprehensive genetic forensic services for private industry clients.