Gavels legal definition of gavels
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gavelnoun club, device to gain order, hammer, inntrument of control, means of control, symbol of office, mallet, wooden mallet
Associated concepts: parliamentary procedure
GAVEL. A tax, imposition or tribute; the same as gabel. (q. v.)
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It's a movie without a trial, so there will be no gavel
Later, Fred Baldwin took the railing to his home in Sutton where he crafted two identical gavels
in his shop.
Each movie also has a "gavel
rating," with four gavels
declaring the film "classic," and one gavel
imploring readers to "ask for a new trial.
Productivity Enhancement Products was one of three companies awarded Golden Gavels
for presenting "products holding great promise for the future.
I'D like to knock a commonly held legal stereotype on the head - judges don't use gavels
in UK courts.