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The location in a courtroom where the parties and witnesses offer their testimony. To appear in court; to submit to the jurisdiction of the court.

To stand trial, for example, means to try, or be tried on, a particular issue in a particular court.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

TO STAND. To abide by a thing; to submit to a decision; to comply with an agreement; to have validity, as the judgment must stand.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The report, however, explained that there's a reason why the stand is quite expensive and it's because Apple is trying to sell the stand to a niche market.
New 233 service from stand F apart from Mon to Fri departures at 0545 & 0740 which will leave from stand E.
Picking a Spot: Selecting a location for your stand can be tough in the darkness of morning, but I know guys who do it consistently.
Launched in 2015, the Best Stand Awards were created to recognise the design creativity and business-friendly appeal of exhibiting companies' physical presence at ATM.
The judging criteria for the Best Stand Design award focused on "identifying an eye-catching stand with a creative design that made the best use of available space and attracted a high level of visitor traffic" and according to the judgesLebanon's stand ticked all the boxes.
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Pairing this with the option to change their desks from sitting to standing positions can help employees stand for longer periods of time, thereby justifying the costs associated with these types of desks.
Stitch the collar stand curved edge, beginning at the un-interfaced collar-stand edge and catching the collar neckline edge in the seam (1).
But Paul Sulley has launched an online petition, saying: "I would ask all long standing CCFC supporters or new supporters to sign this petition to keep the North Stand open.
Surely, though, it's better to have areas specifically designed for standing rather than turning a blind eye when fans stand up in seated areas?