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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 brigade originally recruited the stand-ins, including lorry drivers, to operate 21 fire engines, and the initial cost of training Emergency Fire Crew (EFC) was PS250,000 in 2013.
Stand-Ins received a two-year contract for all construction at IBM's headquarters in Armonk.
The stand-ins are retrained managers, trainees and non-union firefighters.
The stand-ins are congregating at the bar, run by Jack (Costas Mandylot), to celebrate the 30th birthday of Martha Anne (Sammi Davis), who pays the rent by doing her best to look like Jean Harlow.
Barnes confirmed yesterday that his former international team-mate was top of a list of possible stand-ins for leg-break victim Larsson, who is unlikely to play again this season.
Rothschild-centric conspiracy theories have often served as wink-wink stand-ins for complaints about secretive cabals of Jewish financiers.
Embedded in and animating the large painted works were LED screens with videos of facial features and limbs moving involuntarily, which Oursler made by hypnotizing stand-ins for the original abductees.
The sides meet in a 25th anniversary friendly on Tuesday, and Jensen said: "It is the biggest fairytale, given the size of our country and player pool - and with just a week's notice to play [as last-gasp stand-ins for Yugoslavia].
This is Jackson's first year at school, and the officers wanted to serve as stand-ins for the little boy's father, who could not be there to put his son's mind at ease.
On Radio 2 this August bank holiday, the majority of the regular daytime presenters are off, so licence-fee payers are left with stand-ins or a recorded show.
The actualist should not (as commonly believed) require stand-ins for every Lewisian individual.
Not an easy example to follow even if the basic idea is good, and pupils offer their pets as stand-ins.