Recent Examples of courthouse from the Web
Cannon, who has battled back from cancer, is known for a somewhat harsh demeanor in court and is generally viewed as being pro-prosecution and pro-police, according to courthouse veterans.
Martin Shkreli’s impromptu trial discussions with reporters at the Brooklyn federal courthouse are over as the judge overseeing the case ordered the former pharmaceutical executive to stop talking about it in and around the building.
Fire Oak Grill, the upscale restaurant on the courthouse square, will serve lunch and dinner Saturday for festivalgoers.
In March, two suicide bomb attacks in Damascus killed dozens of people near the Palace of Justice courthouse.
Other changes include closing juvenile dependency operations at the courthouses in downtown San Diego and Chula Vista, and moving them to the Juvenile Court building on Meadow Lark Drive in Kearny Mesa.
New York City Council members and advocates for immigrants railed against federal immigration agents in courthouses, saying their presence undermined public safety and made noncitizens afraid to appear in court.
FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams arrives for his arraignment on bribery and extortion charges at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.
In February, Gossip Girl himself Penn Badgley got surprise married to Domino Kirke, a doula and sister of actresses Jemima and Lola, at a courthouse in Brooklyn (how Dan of him).
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First Known Use of courthouse
COURTHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of courthouse for English Language Learners
: a building in which legal cases are heard
COURTHOUSE Defined for Kids
Definition of courthouse for Students
1 : a building in which courts of law are held
2 : a building in which county offices are housed
Legal Definition of courthouse
: a building in which court is regularly held
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