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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 statement read: "In line with the safeguarding policy and the standards and guidance of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland, a parish priest of the Archdiocese of Armagh has voluntarily stood aside from his position because of concerns brought to the Diocese and reported to the Gardai.
However, during private negotiations about this seat in recent weeks, the fact that he stood aside at the request of the party, shows the measure of the man.
As a Liverpool fan and a Labour voter I think it's time Mr Miliband stood aside or his party will face many years in the political wilderness.
The religion and religious communities this time stood aside from politics, which in this election cycle, frequently showed its dirty face, Branko Gjorgjeski comments for Dnevnik.
Khlystov and his 33-year-old son-in-law, Maxim Samokhval, at first tried to block the bulldozers but then stood aside and watched as the two-storey house was destroyed.
So, like sensible people, Jenny and I stopped and stood aside when a car approached.

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