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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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The case was transferred to the Queen's Bench Division for consideration of the level of damages to be paid to the children.
But Sir John Thomas - president of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court, who sat with Mr Justice Treacy - said it would be "very difficult at this point in time" to establish whether the shootings were "deliberate executions".
During the visit of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to London, he held meetings with the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and also other Justices of the Queen's Bench Division.
Sir John Thomas, president of the Queen's Bench Division, and Justice Ouseley, were urged to block the extradition order on grounds that Dewani's mental health has deteriorated to the point where he is "too ill to be extradited" and is a suicide risk.
The most prestigious Speaker's faculty to date including: Professor Dominic R egan , City University of London; Master Steven Whitaker , Senior Master of the Senior Courts in the Queen's Bench Division, The Royal Courts of Justice; Frank Maas , US Magistrate Judge, District of New York; Patrick Oot , Co-Founder and GC, Electronic Discovery Institute, Special Counsel, Electronic Discovery, US Securities and Exchange Commission and more
Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, sitting with the President of the Queen's Bench Division Sir John Thomas and Lord Justice Leveson, also dismissed five other appeals in burglary cases, but allowed three challenges relating to terms imposed for handling offences.
He can appeal to the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court within 28 days from being given notice of the order, the committee said.
Fallon gave up his rides at Lingfield yesterday to attend the behind-closed-doors hearing in front of Mr Justice MacDuff in Court 37 of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court.
Etihad and Aldar are delighted with the ruling of the UK Court of Appeal in their appeal of the Force India decision, which had been issued by the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court in November 2009," the UAE's national carrier said in an emailed statement.
The keynote address of the seminar will be delivered by Sir William Blair, High Court Judge of the Queen's Bench Division while the opening address will be by Professor Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, Secretary-General of the IFSB.
Sir Igor Judge, president of the High Court Queen's Bench Division, said: "Every weapon carried about the streets represents a threat to safety.
Lewis, High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, No.