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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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19 creating an additional nine positions on the Court of Queen's Bench and an additional position on the Court of Appeal.
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Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Justice Paul Jeffrey has dismissed the Crown's appeal of a provincial court ruling by Judge John Bascom that had acquitted Whatcott of trespassing for distributing flyers critical of the homosexual drive for equality and acceptance in schools.
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