bench trial


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Bench Trial

A trial conducted before a judge presiding without a jury.

bench trial

(US) a trial before a judge without a jury.
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Jaye held that a litigant in Florida's state courts must wait until after the wrongfully scheduled bench trial takes place and the court enters judgment before the litigant can appeal this issue.
The 11th Circuit remanded the case back to Cooper saying that the judge would have to decide "whether to start with an entirely clean slate and a completely new trial or to supplement, clarify, and flesh out the evidence that it heard in the four days of bench trial already conducted.
A 10-day bench trial is scheduled for March 20 in Seattle.
The district court denied relief following a bench trial and the inmates appealed.
who presided over a bench trial that concluded in February, has given no indication when he will rule.
Der and Kifer waived their right to a jury trial, opting instead for a joint bench trial before Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge John M.
However, the plaintiffs attorney said he would proceed with a bench trial, but "would just like the record to reflect that the plaintiff was not waiving his right to a jury trial by proceeding before the court.
While the first case was slated for a bench trial on August 9, a St.
Madison County District Judge Patrick Rogers found 21-year-old Robert Faber, a former nursing student at Northeast Community College, guilty more than a week after Faber's bench trial ended.
Current Concepts and Kenneth Endelman, was filed on January 3, 1996, and came to a bench trial before U.
At the bench trial, Wardlow was convicted for unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.