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Queen's Bench

noun

Definition of Queen's Bench

  1. :  a division of the English superior courts system that hears civil and criminal court cases —used during the reign of a queen



1707

First Known Use of queen's bench

1707


Law Dictionary

Queen's Bench

noun

Legal Definition of Queen's Bench

  1. :  a division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales that hears civil cases (as commercial cases) and appeals of criminal cases —used during the reign of a queen — compare king's bench




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