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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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Unlike Arroyo and her other corespondents, Plaras never stood trial and even worked as the COA secretariat director in a compound just beside Sandiganbayan.
The ruling comes just months after 94-year-old (http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/16/us-germany-nazi-trial-idUSKCN0PP0PV20150716#VCaCR0zhrUwVVXU0.97) Oskar Groening stood trial and was sentenced to four years in jail for playing a role in the murder of 300,000 people during his time at the camp.
A FORMER Labour peer should have stood trial 25 years ago for sex attacks on children - but will now not face court because he has dementia, Britain's top prosecutor said.