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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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One of the drawbacks of a stationary stander is that it often requires a minimum of two to three staff members for transferring children from a wheelchair and positioning them in a stander.
Everli won't recall these finals but Western Cape-born Stander can remember his first taste of the tournament, when South Africa triumphed on home soil in 1995.
Stoneywood-Dyce will make one change for Sunday's cup-tie against Meigle, with Stander dropping out to be replaced by Stuart Lister.
Stander noted that prurigo nodularis has a large negative impact on quality of life as reflected in study participants' mean baseline Dermatology Life Quality Index score of 61.
In fact, Stander had his hands directly on that change.
JUMPING FOR JOY Joey Carberry of Munster leaps in the air after CJ Stander's try is awarded
Ireland's back-row of Stander, Josh van der Flier and Peter O'Mahony could be forgiven for licking their lips at the prospect of hunting down an untried 10 - but the Munster loose-forward insisted Ireland must keep a close eye on France's latest prodigy.
Stander will line up alongside James Haskell and Justin Tipuric in a balanced back-row as the Lions bid to keep the Blues' full-strength line-up at bay in the second clash of their 10-match tour.
Stander laid the credit for his Test match career at the feet of former Ireland captain and No.8 Foley, who died last month aged 42.
Ireland have 48 hours to appeal when they receive that document, but have already begun to plan without Stander for the second Test against South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday.