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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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Perez will be conferred as the school's Athlete of the Year for maintaining a very good academic standing aside from helping UE defend its men's overall title in fencing.
He said federal government is standing aside with Punjab government on this issue.
Kenworthy, who normally takes the penalties, earned his reward for standing aside by getting on the scoresheet only five minutes later, diving in to score with a header from Sidebottom's cross.

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