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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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Dr Frosdick's report, written after a visit to the Ipswich home game on January 12, found there was persistent standing for home games in blocks 104 to 108 of the Canton Stand and 117 and 118 of the Ninian Stand.
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(MSU)]; Christopher Miller, MSU; Rod Iamurri, General Motors Corp.; Paul Manyen, Delta College; Sherry Brandel (standing for Amanda Brandel, MSU); Steve Kaczynski (standing for Daniel Kaczynski, Michigan Tech Univ.); Debbie Wright (standing for Steven Wright, Kettering Univ.); and Ken Stahl (standing for Amanda Stahl, Western Michigan Univ.).

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