bring to trial

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bring (someone or something) to trial

To cause a case to be tried in court. I am determined to bring that man to trial for the crimes he's committed.
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bring someone or something to trial

to bring a crime or a criminal into court for a trial. At last, the thugs were brought to trial. We brought the case to trial a week later.
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The MMR litigation has so far cost pounds 15m and the LSC believes it would cost another pounds 10m to bring to trial.
The exhibit also includes accounts of notable war criminals Wiesenthal helped bring to trial such as Adolf Eichmann, architect of the ``Final Solution,'' and Karl Silberbauer, the Gestapo officer who arrested Anne Frank.
In this lesson, students role-play as members of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia that will bring to trial "Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law.
A "unique feature" of this assault was "the government's decision to bring to trial every possible case it could, without undue concern for convictions.
Outraged parents have launched a campaign to bring to trial a cop who is alleged to have preyed on their children.