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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.

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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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So this is the stand down parade of Bridgnorth Home Guard in December 1944 when, with the threat of invasion gone, there were similar stand down parades across Britain.
Pye will stand down at the end of November in order for a new chief executive to be appointed to "drive the next phase of Benchmark's growth and development." He will remain a non-executive director.
Veterans Stand Down will connect homeless or at-risk veterans with services in areas such as housing, health care, legal assistance, food sources and more.
Opposing Conservatives called for him to stand down over the comments he made, in an email and on a Facebook post, which referred to critics of the council's action against unauthorised traveller encampments as 'braindead' and 'morons.'.
Villanueva, commanding general of the AFPs Northeastern and Northern Mindanao 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division (4th ID) also emphasized no order to field unit commanders to "stand down" and instead directed all its operational and administrative control unit commanders to "continue without letup" the peace and development programs they implemented in their respective areas of responsibility (AORs).
Four other crew members also resigned in protest at the decision to stand down Mr Laws and Mr Winspear.
On Thursday, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters the communist New People's Army (NPA) may not honor its commitments to stand down and then use the talks to expand its forces.
RICHARD SCUDAMORE last night announced he will stand down from the Premier League by the end of the year.
We have also heard that the First Minister intends to stand down within the next year and will not contest the 2021 election.
Jennings is working with the Daughters of the American Revolution, Ansel Brainerd Cook Chapter, Libertyville, helping to collect socks for Chicago Stand Down. The Barrington Park District staff and board members collected 184 pairs of socks valued at more than $225 over the holiday season.
Bell said: "It's been an absolute honour to lead my home county over the last 18 months and my decision to stand down is something that I have thought long and hard about over a period of weeks.
From left, councillors Kate Lloyd, Richard Cook, Bill Kelloway, Keith Hyde and Judith Woodman are not standing at this year's council elections THIS year, almost a third of Cardiff's councillors will stand down.