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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 standing-room line still exists at the new Metropolitan Opera, but McCourt's time "on the line" ended in the 1960s when he befriended an usher, who got him in for flee.
Although the 80-plus degree weather and sunshine might have tempted a less professionally inclined crowd, the Institute's stable of top-notch speakers played to standing-room crowds throughout the two-day program.
It has proposed replacing seats with a standing-room option.
And while that may make it a celebrity-free zone, it is increasingly becoming a no-nonsense convention of choice for many brokers who've turned the seminars into a standing-room only event.
Seats for this first often annual seasons sponsored by Alberto Vilar of the White Nights Foundation were sold out weeks in advance, with people lining up Saturdays at dawn for the following week's standing-room tickets.
To a sweltering standing-room crowd in Lansdowne Arena, Muggeridge said this:
Some performances have student rush or standing-room tickets for sale at theater box offices.