What does courtroom mean?

Definitions for courtroom
ˈkɔrtˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈkoʊrt-court·room

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. court, courtroom(noun)

    a room in which a lawcourt sits

    "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"

Wiktionary

  1. courtroom(Noun)

    The room where a judge presides over hearings and trials, sometimes with a jury.

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  1. Courtroom

    A courtroom is the actual enclosed space in which a judge regularly holds court. The schedule of official court proceedings is called a docket; the term is also synonymous with a court's caseload as a whole. The judge generally sits behind a raised desk, known as the bench. Benches in U.S. federal courtrooms and some state courtrooms are usually bullet-resistant to protect judges from courtroom shootouts. Behind the judge are the great seal of the jurisdiction and the flags of the appropriate federal and state governments. Judges usually wear a plain black robe. An exception was the late U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who broke tradition by adorning his robe with four gold stripes on each sleeve. Adjacent to the bench are the witness stand and the desks where the court clerk and the court reporter sit. The courtroom is divided into two parts by a barrier known as the bar. The bar may be an actual railing, or an imaginary barrier. The bailiff stands against one wall and keeps order in the courtroom. On one side is the judge's bench, the tables for the plaintiff, the defendant, and their respective counsel, and a separate group of seats known as the jury box where the jury sits. Apart from the parties to the case and any witnesses, only the lawyers can literally pass the bar, and this is the reason why the term "the bar" has come to refer to the legal profession as a whole. There is usually a podium or lectern between the two tables where the lawyers may stand when they argue their case before the judge.

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How to say courtroom in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of courtroom in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of courtroom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of courtroom in a Sentence

  1. Marc Mukasey:

    I have a job to do in the courtroom. I have no clue whether anything else is going on.

  2. Liz Norden:

    I've sat in the courtroom with survivors and family members and seen what everybody is going through.

  3. Alice Koller:

    It takes a very long time to learn that a courtroom is the last place in the world for learning the truth.

  4. Theresa Zhen:

    In a criminal case, that’s like serving your entire jail sentence before even seeing the inside of a courtroom.

  5. Deandre Somerville:

    Before my hearing, I walked into the courtroom a free man with no criminal record, i left a criminal in handcuffs.

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