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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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Blasor-Bernhardt doesn't tell this story, instead this talented author stands back and lets the men ane women share their memories, while she only narrates in a few select spots.
Put simply, it is predicated on the belief that there is value to the church in having a national publication, accessible to the greatest number of constituents possible, that stands back from the church to examine critically what it does and does not do and how it does or does not do it.
It's little wonder the director just stands back and lets Hector direct Ciaran and Tracey and make a cameo TV appearance.

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