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1A building in which a judicial court is held.
- ‘We see some people coming out, his parents coming down the courthouse steps.’
- ‘He also said that if the police do not take the necessary measures for the security of the courthouses, the normal functioning of the judiciary system might be hindered.’
- ‘Today, the media swarmed around the disgraced former CEO as he left the federal courthouse in Manhattan.’
- ‘Also, right down the street from the state courthouse where this all began yesterday.’
- ‘Stage a banner action outside your local federal courthouse while jurors are coming in.’
- ‘The jail, as well as its companion courthouse building, was scheduled to undergo a major renovation.’
- ‘Demonstrators from both sides sparred heatedly inside and outside the historic courthouse.’
- ‘Further, these firms all need continuous interaction with law firms, which tend to cluster near government buildings such as courthouses.’
- ‘Yesterday they walked to court together and paused briefly to be photographed before entering the historic courthouse.’
- ‘The acoustics in the old courthouse were terrible.’
- ‘But the point is, this court is a brand new courthouse.’
- ‘We saw him walk into the courthouse with his attorney there, not his wife.’
- ‘A protest raged on a courthouse lawn, round a makeshift stage they charged on.’
- ‘Persons entered the courthouse through a door at the north end of the structure.’
- ‘I hadn't even left the courthouse building yet and he apologized.’
- ‘Yet clause 206 recognises that the Government is prepared to give those coercive powers to the private sector to transport prisoners between courthouses and prisons.’
- ‘He entered the courthouse with his customary sun glasses and ever-present cell phone.’
- ‘As I said on Monday, there's no possible justification for courthouse violence.’
- ‘The courthouse is a small building with seating accommodation for approximately 25 people.’
- ‘She noticed the white-haired old man messing with something on the courthouse steps.’
2US A building containing the administrative offices of a county.
- ‘Of course, such records are ostensibly public and have long been available for perusal at courthouses and other offices.’
- ‘An era spanning over 600 years has ended in Tenby with the closure of the town's courthouse.’
- ‘How they did so had much to do with the county courthouse.’
- ‘In part, I travel because there are always useful local records in libraries and courthouses that can provide some missing clue.’
- ‘They're attached to the property deed and are recorded at the local county courthouse.’
- ‘The article invited anyone with comments to appear at the county courthouse that morning.’
- ‘This past week I walked past the county courthouse every day on my way home from work.’
- ‘The navigable scenes were then saved to a CD that is now stored at the county courthouse.’
- ‘Lincoln's ambitions as a lawyer and increasingly as a politician took him to the dusty courthouses and county capitals throughout the Eighth Judicial Circuit.’
- ‘When the local courthouse was built it was designed to serve both Ontario County and Oshawa.’
- ‘For each property, a team of surveyors collected on-site data, another team collected descriptive data from county courthouses, and survey questionnaires were mailed to the property owners.’
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