Quarter sessions(redirected from Court of Quarter Sessions)
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QUARTER SESSIONS. A court bearing this name, mostly invested with the trial
of criminals. It takes its name from sitting quarterly or once in three
2. The English courts of quarter sessions were erected during the reign of Edward III. Vide Stat. 36 Edward III. Crabb's Eng. L. 278.