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Crown argued that because this Court did not enjoin it from operating its service station and the trial court had not entered an injunction prohibiting the operation, Crown was not illegally operating the station.
Crown introduced evidence showing what is involved in installing a franchise dealer, which includes extensive searching for a person or entity willing to invest $80,000 to $100,000, followed by equally extensive training and education of the person in the operation of a retail outlet.
Crown is a large, sophisticated refining company, and it cannot contend that it thought the lack of an injunction somehow made lawful or otherwise authorized conduct this Court expressly said was unlawful.
www.courts.state.va.us /txtops/1011562.txt   (2366 words)

 Crown Court - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Her Majesty's Crown Court is, together with the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal, one of the constituent parts of the Supreme Court of Judicature in England and Wales.
Appeal from the Crown Court lies to the criminal division of the Court of Appeal and thence to the House of Lords.
The Crown Court was established in 1972 by the Courts Act to replace the courts of Assize and Quarter Sessions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crown_Court   (1736 words)

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A subsequent separate motion filed by Crown sought summary judgment on the theory that Bains was not, as a matter of law, acting within the scope of his employment in the conduct which is the subject of Majorana's claims of assault and battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Crown contends that the absence of similar allegations in Majorana's motion for judgment of circumstances in the employment facilitating Bains' assault materially distinguishes her pleading from the pleading in Plummer.
Crown contends that Majorana failed to state her objection with reasonable certainty to the trial court's ruling and, thus, is barred from asserting this issue on appeal.
www.courts.state.va.us /txtops/1992179.txt   (2983 words)

 98-8062 -- Paumer v. Crown Cork and Seal Co. Inc. -- 01/27/2000
It was Crown Cork's position that Paumer had failed to timely file a charge of sex discrimination with the EEOC, and, that, additionally, she had failed to present a prima facie case of sex discrimination.
The district court noted that most of the acts Paumer complained of occurred in 1992 and 1993, well outside the 300 day period preceding the filing of her charge of discrimination with the EEOC on September 20, 1995.
In her brief in this court Paumer presents no argument that the district court erred in dismissing her cause of action based on retaliation for her filing a charge of discrimination with the EEOC on September 20, 1995, nor does she claim that the district court erred in dismissing her four supplemental state claims.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/2000/01/98-8062.htm   (1653 words)

 Texas Lawyer - Guy v. Crown Equipment Corporation
Crown moved in limine to exclude Lohman as an expert witness, asserting his testimony was unreliable and, therefore, inadmissible under Federal Rule of Evidence 702 (testimony by experts) and the test provided by Daubert v.
When the district court asked if all the reports were related to forklifts without doors, Crown responded that the reports concerned all types of accidents, including slip and fall, involving all models of their forklifts.
Crown notes a major aspect of a design's utility is its safety, and claims Guy did not prove a forklift with a door is, on the whole, safer than one without.
www.law.com /jsp/tx/LawDecisionTX.jsp?id=1103138416136   (3807 words)

 02-1333 -- Crown Point LLC v. Inermountain Rural Electric Association -- 02/10/2003
Crown Point moved for a temporary restraining order in the federal action requesting an injunction to prevent the state court case from proceeding.
However, because the state court found that plaintiff was collaterally estopped from raising its due process claims due to the federal court's dismissal on the merits, it did not have an opportunity to raise its federal claims in the state court proceedings prior to the state court's grant of immediate possession to Intermountain.
The court declined to consider Crown Point's due process defense prior to granting immediate possession on the grounds that Crown Point was collaterally estopped from raising the argument due to the District Court's decision on the merits in the federal action.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/2003/02/02-1333.htm   (2489 words)

 BBC - Crime Fighters - Crown Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Crown Court deals with all indictable cases, which are serious offences triable before a judge and jury, and these include murder, rape, serious assault, kidnapping, conspiracy, fraud, armed robbery, and Official Secrets Act offences.
The Crown Court is also the appeal court against convictions and sentences by magistrates.
When appealing against conviction, the Crown Court judge re-hears all the evidence that witnesses have already given in the lower court, but there is no jury.
www.bbc.co.uk /crime/fighters/crowncourt.shtml   (803 words)

 Crown Court - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 Liverpool City Council courts
It is also vital that defendants appear in court, and a range of measures have been put in place to enforce their attendance and to deal with non-attendance.
In situations like this, the case is sent to Crown Court where the judges have the power to pass a more appropriate sentence.
The aim of the Courts Act 2003 is to reorganise key elements of the court system to reduce delays, increase community engagement and further improve the courts' power to enforce financial penalties.
www.liverpool.gov.uk /Legal_services/Courts/index.asp   (952 words)

 Enforcement Guide (England & Wales) - At the Crown Court
The indictment has to be received by the Crown Court from you within 28 days of committal, unless an extension of time has been granted.
The solicitor must instruct counsel to appear in the Crown Court, unless the solicitor is a higher courts advocate presenting the case in the Crown Court himself.
The court must be informed of the estimated length of the trial and the availability of witnesses and counsel.
www.hse.gov.uk /enforce/enforcementguide/court/crown/court.htm   (683 words)

 Crown Court on Legal TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Crown Court returns after 20 years away from our screens, and will undoubtedly be as popular now as it was then.
They alone decided the outcome of each case at Fulchester Crown Court, and it was this unscripted ending which made the show so realistic and addictive.
Their appearances in Crown Court are testimony to the quality of acting that made the show so popular.
crowncourt.legaltv.co.uk /index.htm   (467 words)

 Crown Court: TV Gold Review
"Crown Court" was devised as part of ITV’s revolutionary move in 1972 to add a further twenty hours of television to the weekly schedules.
"Crown Court" was loved by malingering schoolkids because its alarming subject matter was a good deal stronger than one would usually expect in a pre-watershed slot.
Probably the best ever "Crown Court" story was one of the very last, "Her Father’s Daughter".
www.watercooler-moments.com /crowncourtreview.shtml   (759 words)

 'Stitched up by the CPS, the cops, the Crown Court and the Appeal Court'
The trial judge in the Crown Court, fully aware that a conviction was not likely to happen without me being picked out on an 'identity' parade.allowed the use of illegally obtained video evidence, which the CPS admitted had been obtained illegally.
The Crown refused to disclose the identify of its volunteers.
The Crown court judge, concluded that the admission of the evidence would not have such an adverse effect on the fairness of the proceedings that he ought not to admit it and accordingly he admitted the evidence.
www.mojuk.org.uk /eddie/pippy.html   (1755 words)

 BBC - The Law Essential Guides - Going to Crown Court (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Court is normally presided over by a single judge whose task is to direct the jury on matters of law.
If they reach a guilty verdict, the court proceeds to pass sentence, something that is never decided by the jury, but always by the judge.
If children are involved, all Crown Court centres have a Child Witness Liaison Officer, who's task is to reduce the stress child witnesses suffer by ensuring that everything runs smoothly.
www.bbc.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /crime/law/crowncourt.shtml   (1109 words)

 The English Court System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Others may be tried either in the Crown Court or in the Magistrates' Court, but in the case of the latter cases, the Magistrates may commit the Defendant for sentence by the Crown Court.
The Commercial Court was brought into existence in 1895 to provide a Court in which there was a greater familiarity with the subject matter of commercial and mercantile disputes and to provide procedures which would enable those disputes to be determined justly expeditiously and efficiently and without unnecessary formality.
The Court has its own registry (which it shares with the Admiralty Court) and all interlocutory hearings are before judges of the court instead of before the deputy judges known as masters or registrars found elsewhere in the court system.
www.eurolegal.org /britpages/ukcourtsys.htm   (8828 words)

 The CPS : Crown Court Cross Area Cases
Crown Court cases can be heard at a court centre in a different Crown Prosecution Service Area ("the importing area") from The Crown Prosecution Service Area ("the exporting area") from which the case originates.
This may result because it was committed or sent to a Crown Court centre in a different Crown Prosecution Service Area by the exporting area's local Magistrates' Court.
This will not apply to those files where the case is transferred to an importing area for consolidation with other cases against the same defendant or to tie in with co-defendants whose case is being prosecuted by the importing area.
www.cps.gov.uk /legal/section17/chapter_j.html   (654 words)

 The Crown Court
The Crown Court deals with more serious criminal cases such as murder, rape or robbery, some of which are on appeal or referred from Magistrates' courts.
Members of the public are selected for jury service or may have to go to court as witnesses.
The Crown Court is based at 78 centres across England and Wales.
www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk /infoabout/crown/index.htm   (95 words)

 Belfast Crown Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Laganside Court Complex is the first crown and county court PFI to be completed in the United Kingdom, at a construction cost of approximately £23 million pounds.
The design for the Court complex evolved from the requirement for the new building to provide a strong civic and contemporary statement which would form a crucial piece of the Laganside regeneration.
Laganside Crown Courts are also adjacent to the site identified for 'Thanksgiving Square', a new multi-cultural public space and meeting chamber.
www.hurdrolland.co.uk /belfast_crown_court.asp   (330 words)

 Enforcement Guide (England & Wales) - Crown Court
Whether a defendant is tried in a magistrates' court or the Crown Court is determined at the mode of trial hearing.
Committals for sentence after a guilty plea in a magistrates' court are dealt with at the end of this section.
Where a case is likely to be tried in the Crown Court legal advice should be sought from Solicitor's Office as soon as possible.
www.hse.gov.uk /enforce/enforcementguide/court/crown/intro.htm   (98 words)

 The CPS : Crown Court Case Preparation
Cases to be heard in the Crown Court should be prepared at the outset with a view to the trial process.
The Crown Court Case preparation Package is a set of templates in Word Perfect and Word formats, which can be called up, completed and printed to produce all the documents required to produce a committal file, prosecution case and brief to counsel.
A date is set at the first Crown Court hearing for service of the prosecution case.
www.cps.gov.uk /legal/section17/chapter_b.html   (1258 words)

 The Court System
The structure of the courts in all three jurisdictions within the United Kingdom tends to be arranged according to the subject-matter of cases brought before the courts rather than the source of the laws to be applied.
In most cases, the prosecution is on behalf of the Crown (the State) and is handled by an official agency called the Crown Prosecution Service, which takes the case over from the police who have already investigated most of the evidence.
The sorts of claims arising in the civil courts are typically about contracts (most common of all), torts (civil wrongs such as the causing a road accident through negligence, damaging a person’s reputation through defamation, or affecting the enjoyment of their property through causing a nuisance such as by pollution) and land disputes.
www.leeds.ac.uk /law/hamlyn/courtsys.htm   (1978 words)

 CAAB in Court
At Harrogate Magistrates' Court today Lindis Percy had her application for variation of her bail conditions ('not to enter within 50 metres of the perimiter fence of Menwith Hill Base') denied on the grounds that she may re-offend whilst on bail.
Despite the Crown Prosecutor strenuously arguing that she should be remanded in custody the bench of three magistrates released her on the same bail conditions as before.
It was unusual to see a police officer sitting at the back of the court for most of the day in a case where the defendant had said she was responsible for the writing on the holding room wall.
cndyorks.gn.apc.org /caab/spress/courtnews.htm   (10860 words)

 The Crown Court (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2004
These Rules may be cited as the Crown Court (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2004 and shall come into force on 15th December 2004 or on the day that sections 98 to 110 of the 2003 Act (Evidence of Bad Character) come into force, whichever is later.
The Crown Court Rules 1982[3] are amended as follows.
These Rules insert a new rule into the Crown Court Rules 1982 to provide for the practice and procedure to be followed in the Crown Court in England and Wales in connection with the admission of bad character evidence under Part II Chapter 1 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si2004/20042991.htm   (1553 words)

 AcademicDB - Law - The crown court.
Was the atmosphere in the court friendly, neutral or intimidating and, what factors led to you to your conclusion?
I found the atmosphere in the court to be very intimidating; it was not friendly at all.
What were your impressions of the following: Court layout The court layout was good because no matter where you was seated you still had a good view of the surroundings.
www.academicdb.com /law_-_crown_court_6363   (227 words)

 The SF Site Featured Review: The Crown and Court Duet -- Crown Duel and Court Duel
Better still are The Crown and Court Duet, two books set apparently in Wren's world, featuring 16-year old Countess Meliara Astiar, and her bumbling but passionate entrance into the worlds of politics and war.
The court is full of political wiles, however, and some people think Meliara or her brother should either push their own claims or support another.
Meliara at last consents to spend some time in court and we are treated to some entertaining descriptions of artificial court life and manners, including details resulting from things like not being able to use wood for furniture.
www.sfsite.com /02a/cro50.htm   (1085 words)

 BBC - The Law Essential Guides - Going to Crown Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
But what actually happens at Crown Court, and what is its role in the English legal system?
This will be included in the Certificate of Loss of Earnings, which has to be filled in by the person who pays the juror's salary.
Their role is to put people at ease and make the experience of coming to court as simple as possible.
www.bbc.co.uk /crime/law/crowncourt.shtml   (1106 words)

 Crown Court - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
All offences not tried by magistrates go to the Crown Court where they are tried before a...
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uk.encarta.msn.com /Crown_Court.html   (169 words)

 "Crown Court" (1972)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Back in the '70's, there was 'Crown Court', a series of intelligently written courtroom dramas, starring the cream of Britain's acting talent.
The secret of the show's success lay in its simplicity; we never saw what was going on in the outside world, all we knew of the respective cases was what we heard from the witnesses, and that was enough.
Every time the camera focused on the accused, we'd be privy to his thought processes, which consisted entirely of weird electronic noises.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0140733   (339 words)

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