Definitions of "bench"
  1. The location where a judge is seated during court proceedings
  2. The jurisdiction, or collective system of courts, within a specific geographic region
  3. The duties, responsibilities, and authority associated with being a judge
  4. The group of individuals who occupy judge positions
  5. A single judge or a group of judges assigned to hear a particular case
How to use "bench" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer made his argument passionately, addressing the bench with respect.
  2. The bench in the state of New York sets legal precedents that affect the local populace.
  3. Upon appointment to the bench, the newly appointed judge was briefed on his responsibilities.
  4. Strong ethical standards are required to maintain the integrity of the bench.
  5. The bench decided unanimously that the evidence presented was insufficient to support allegations.

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