Noun(1) the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale(2) an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property
(1) Part of the reason for this rule was that the accused had to be physically present at assizes or quarter sessions.(2) In these circumstances the case would be heard in the common law courts of assizes , quarter sessions, or petty sessions.(3) In addition, the assizes gave fast and clear verdicts, enriched the treasury and extended the King's control.(4) These assizes introduced regular measures for the trial by royal judges of those suspected of serious crimes.(5) Juries at the assizes were then chosen from this panel of potential jurors.
1. assize ::
2. verdict ::
3. judgment ::
4. decision ::
5. award ::
6. pronouncement ::
Different Formsassize, assizes
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