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trial court

n. the court which holds the original trial as distinguished from a court of appeals. (See: trial)

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Another aspect of the CARS project that mirrors commercial ERP installations is the creation of a shared services center--the Accounting Processing Center, or APC--to perform administrative and financial tasks for the trial courts.
In May of this year, Neil Lewis reported an even more stunning item in The New York Times: In 26 consecutive cases where trial courts had granted "habeas corpus" petitions delaying prisoner death sentences, the appellate court reversed every single one--a result that is difficult to justify if one attributes any force to habeas law or assumes that trial court judges are at least minimally competent.
Virtually all objective analyses have come to the conclusion that unification will work and will be much more efficient and cost-effective than the present chaotic trial court structure.
Aside from budgeting, the TCBC will also be charged with carrying out planning and accountability functions for the trial courts, as outlined in state law.
The trial court in this case committed the same error in allowing the jury to hear evidence from the 10-year immunity period," Ohlemeyer added.
The trial courts, through their presiding judges and court administrators, will be dealing far more with the state Judicial Council, Department of Finance and Legislature to ensure appropriate funding is provided to support local court services,'' Bradley said.
Currently, Illinois rules require a defendant to post an appeal bond in the full amount of the trial court judgment, plus interest and costs, in order to obtain an automatic stay of enforcement of a money judgment.
Forty states allow cameras in their trial courts under some statutory provision often allowing the presiding judge to exercise his or her discretion to deny or permit access.
Among its most significant provisions, AB 2788 further reduces county general fund contributions to support the state trial courts, beginning in fiscal year 1999-2000 by buying out an additional 18 counties and providing a 10 percent reduction to the remaining 20 counties.
COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeals of Texas affirmed the judgment entered by the trial court.
Trial courts have wide discretion in whether to grant or deny a stay and what conditions to put on a stay.
Considering that the average judge carries a caseload of 3,000 to 4,000 cases, our trial courts would come to a standstill if judges did not have assistance from our in-house staff counsel.