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HUSTINGS, Engl. law. The name of a court held before the lord mayor and aldermen of London; it is the principal and supreme court of the city., See 2 Inst. 327; St. Armand, Hist. Essay on the Legisl. Power of England, 75.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A series of hustings events will now take place to give member the chance to quiz the candidates.
It's one of several hustings to take place in the region as reports show that there are still many people across the country who are still undecided which way they will vote on Thursday.
Pascal Husting, the organisation's International Programme Director, commutes by air between Luxembourg and Amsterdam, making the round trip twice a month.
Anglesey's husting will be held on the county showground on Wednesday, April 27.
Friday's Tory leadership hustings in Perth were interesting, but not particularly informative.
Conservative Party leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson appeared at a hustings event in front of Tory members at Darlington Hippodrome.
TORY HUSTINGS 2019 TWEET OF THE DAY The "fiscal firepower" we have built up in case of a No-Deal Brexit will only be available for extra spending if we leave with an orderly transition.
BORIS Johnson has described the BBC as the "Brexit bashing corporation" at a Tory leadership hustings.
To the vast majority of his many supporters at Saturday's Conservative hustings, the issue was a barely relevant blip in Mr Johnson's ascent to Number 10.
He happily posed for pictures ahead of a hustings event in the West Midlands - even if he was staying tight-lipped over a late-night argument with his girlfriend inside his flat.
Of course we can do it," Johnson told the first of 16 leadership hustings events.
The committee will oversee the hustings and balloting of Conservative MPs to whittle the field of candidates, currently standing at 11, down to two.