Definitions for king's bench
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the highest British court of common law, dealing with both civil and criminal cases: a division of the High Court of Justice.
Ref: Also called, when a queen is sovereign, Queen's Bench.
formerly, the highest court of common law in England; -- so called because the king used to sit there in person. It consisted of a chief justice and four puisne, or junior, justices. During the reign of a queen it was called the Queen's Bench. Its jurisdiction was transferred by the judicature acts of 1873 and 1875 to the high court of justice created by that legislation
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