Sentence Examples


  • Her parent's pleas for her return produced front page news.
  • Thus the court of king's bench (curia regis de banco) was founded, and the foundation of the court of common pleas was provided for in one of the articles of Magna Carta.
  • And his successor, in place of the justiciar - who had presided over all causes vice regis- separate heads were established in the three branches into which the curia regis as a judicial body had been divided: justices of common pleas, justices of the king's bench and barons of the exchequer.
  • Marsden in his Select Pleas of the Court of Admiralty, II.
  • Declares that common pleas must henceforward be heard in a fixed place.

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