Queen's Bench


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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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Most of the Court of Queen's Bench rules will not apply to a human right complaint hearing.
The Appeals Court has therefore ordered the case to be referred back to the Queen's Bench Division for an assessment of Etihad's and Aldar's damages, and ordered Force India to pay Etihad's and Aldar's costs of the proceedings.
The settlement remains subject to court approval by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, and it is subject to other terms and conditions.
Another case ongoing is that of marriage commissioner Orville Nichols fined $2500 in 2008 for refusing to marry two "gay" men because of his religious convictions, a ruling also upheld by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench.
Directions about resolving such difficulties should be pursued in the Court of Queen's Bench.
The decision meant a planned hearing before a judge in London yesterday did not take place, and the matter now transfers to the High Court Queen's Bench Division early next year.
The case is scheduled to commence in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court on June 8 and is expected to last between five and seven days.
The boy, who was nine when the accident happened, is being sued by Anthony Madigan of Cardiff over the incident in a hotel pool in Majorca, and the case was due to be heard at the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court, in London, on Monday.
1 at the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench, Winnipeg, to four years in prison on each of eight counts of indecent assault and four counts of gross indecency.
NORTH AMERICA'S largest strawboard manufacturing plant was put up for sale last month after being put into receivership by the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba.
Shares of Canadian Airlines Corp will be de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange if the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta approves the carrier's plan of compromise and arrangement as proposed under a deal for the carrier to merge with Air Canada according to Dow Jones Newswires.
Laurie Mayer, spokesman for Mr Al Fayed, said the sealed order had been made by the Queen's Bench division of the High Court.