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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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a great red letter in the sky -- the letter A, which we interpret to stand for Angel.
And when this company had been ordered to stand aside also together with those whom they had smelt out, the king called aloud to the last of the witch-doctors, asking him of his name and tribe, and why he alone did not do his office.
there they stand, and by them stand those whom they have doomed--the innocent whom, with their wives and children, they have doomed to the death of the dog.
Only I stood still, covered, as I was with mire and filth, for I did not fear to stand in the presence of the king.
Stand still in bright array ye Saints, here stand Ye Angels arm'd, this day from Battel rest; Faithful hath been your Warfare, and of God Accepted, fearless in his righteous Cause, And as ye have receivd, so have ye don Invincibly; but of this cursed crew The punishment to other hand belongs, Vengeance is his, or whose he sole appoints; Number to this dayes work is not ordain'd Nor multitude, stand onely and behold Gods indignation on these Godless pourd By mee; not you but mee they have despis'd, Yet envied; against mee is all thir rage, Because the Father, t' whom in Heav'n supream Kingdom and Power and Glorie appertains, Hath honourd me according to his will.
"When they upgrade displays, they take them out and put them in the same place and they don't need to buy new mounts and new stands for them," Brownlee said.
MULTAN -- District administration continued operation against illegal bus and wagon stands in the city on Wednesday wherein dozens of bus stands were sealed and many makeshift stands were demolished.
The city government was made responsible for collecting the entry fee while the rent of 800 shops, four hotels, two petrol filling stations and the wagon stands went to the TMA till 2015.
To ensure the safety of passengers, drivers and staff, some bus stands have been closed and services moved to alternatives.
It is not something you do two or three times per season to fine-tune an existing stand. Instead, you start from scratch nearly every day to assure you are hunting fresh stands as often as possible.
Commenting on the stand, Hall said: "Judging on all factors, you see many types of stands at ATM, but to create something so minimal yet engaging and thought-provoking, while perfectly capturing what they do, is a huge achievement."
Vending machines and snack stands located inside subway stations in Seoul will be history starting 2020.