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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 Taylor Report, published in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster, recommended all major stadiums convert to all-seater - but blamed overcrowding, policing and the stadium layout for the incident and said standing at matches was not intrinsically unsafe.
Building occupants might be drawn to the idea of standing at their desk, but you want to make sure that they will actually use the option if it is afforded to them.
The Middlesbrough Supporters Forum conducted an online survey - in partnership with the Football Supporters Federation - on how fans feel about standing at matches and almost 3,400 people took part.

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