Definition of courtroom
: a room in which a court of law is held
Recent Examples of courtroom from the Web
In separate hearings Wednesday that were held minutes apart in the same courtroom, Lalita M. Arnold and Renee Walton-Jenkins pleaded guilty and were sentenced to one year on probation.
Wendy Ewing momentarily left the courtroom as Spradling spoke about the evidence against her son.
Risner, a Crown Point mother of two, wept into her hands inside the judge's Bridgeview courtroom shortly after his decision.
Documents show Paige was warned in open court on October 24, 2016, that any harassment would cause her to be banned from the courtroom.
Dashcam footage seen by investigators and members of the courtroom during the trial of former police officer Jeronimo Yanez was made public on Tuesday, shedding new light on the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile.
The reaction contrasted starkly with that of Castile’s family and supporters, also crowded into the Ramsey County District Court courtroom.
The case is assigned to the courtroom of Judge Clarence Murray.
The victim's mother, Valerie Castile, reportedly left the courtroom upon hearing the verdict.
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First Known Use of courtroom
COURTROOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of courtroom for English Language Learners
: a room in which legal cases are heard
COURTROOM Defined for Kids
Definition of courtroom for Students
: a room in which formal legal meetings and trials take place
Legal Definition of courtroom
: a room where court is held
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