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  • n. Plural form of trier.


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  • Pa he was kinder fidgetin 'and snorting like he thought the triers was a poor bunch, and Ma she says kinder scared like,' Let's go, Pa; 'but Pa he steps forward, and he says low to the man will he let our bunch in if he stays on the mule's back a minute.

    William Adolphus Turnpike

  • There was lately a company of men called triers, commissioned by Cromwell, to judge of the abilities of such as were to be admitted by them into the ministry: who, forsooth, if any of that

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

  • And likewise for the gift of discerning of spirits: they had their triers, that is, a court appointed for the trial of ministers; but most properly called Cromwell's inquisition; in which they would pretend to know men's hearts, and inward bent of their spirits (as their word was) by their very looks.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. II.

  • On two occasions he had been turned out of a cure by the Parliamentary "triers" for his opinions; but in his eighty-second year he came from the see of Bristol to Chichester.

    Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901) A Short History & Description Of Its Fabric With An Account Of The Diocese And See

  • That's the current system in the Canadian criminal justice system*: challenges for cause are heard by two "triers" who are either the last two sworn jurors or, if there aren't any sworn jurors, two people in the courtroom selected by the judge.

    The Volokh Conspiracy

  • The judge excused a lot of people for various reasons, but she did appoint triers from those that were excused from being jurors.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Challenges of Jurors for Bias, Decided by the Other Jurors

  • The principle behind this rule is thatinformationpresented in the courtroom must pass through a number of filters before reaching the “triers of fact.”

    2009 March : Law is Cool

  • Karp understood that the quantum of proof presented to the grand jurors should warrant the triers of fact, be they trial judges or trial juries, to find the defendant guilty if the evidence he presented went unexplained or uncontradicted.


  • How can it be that a medicolegal expert can be described by one judge as that of a hired gun and yet never be confronted with this judicial comment/rebuke in subsequent cases – as a warning to subsequent triers of fact?

    The Unrepresented: An Update : Law is Cool

  • If bogus experts are able to dupe lawyers and triers of fact so easily – what hope is there for unrepresented litigants in the family law context or any other context.

    The Unrepresented: An Update : Law is Cool


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