- court trial
A trial in which the judge decides factual as well as legal questions, and makes the final judgment. Compare: jury trialCategory: Accidents & InjuriesCategory: Representing Yourself in CourtCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
- court trial
("non-jury trial"): a trial with a judge but no jury.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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