jail delivery judges

See judges of gaol delivery.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Commission of Jail Delivery — One of the commissions formerly issued to judges of assize and judges of the Central Criminal Court in England to try all prisoners • • • Main Entry: ↑jail …   Useful english dictionary

  • Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery — Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol (or Jail) Delivery /kort av oyar and tarmanar aend jenaral jeyl dalivariy/ In American law, formerly, a court of criminal jurisdiction in the state of Pennsylvania. It was held at the same time with the …   Black's law dictionary

  • jail — Gaol Gaol (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • judges of gaol delivery — Judges who were specially commissioned to hear and determine the cases of persons imprisoned in a jail …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Commission of general gaol delivery — Gaol Gaol (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaol delivery — Gaol Gaol (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery — Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol (or Jail) Delivery /kort av oyar and tarmanar aend jenaral jeyl dalivariy/ In American law, formerly, a court of criminal jurisdiction in the state of Pennsylvania. It was held at the same time with the …   Black's law dictionary

  • justices of gaol delivery — Judges who were commissioned to hear the cases of persons who were in jail …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Gaol — (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery}, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assizes — The Courts of Assize, or Assizes, were periodic criminal courts held around England and Wales until 1972, when together with the Quarter Sessions they were abolished by the Courts Act 1971 and replaced by a single permanent Crown Court. The… …   Wikipedia

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