go to trial

go to trial

[for a case] to go into court to be tried. When will this case go to trial? We go to trial next Monday.
See also: trial
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If the mediation fails they will go to trial for four weeks in August.
Michael Flanagan said: "We're going to go to trial.
The substantial reductions in the number of cases which have to go to trial and the trebling of early guilty pleas means fewer victims, witnesses and jurors are required to attend unnecessarily.
We were forced to go to trial and won, which we felt it was a great victory.
Fewer than 2% of all divorce cases go to trial in the United States.
Ann Brobst of Baltimore County, Maryland, brought before a grand jury the case of Karen Foxx, a woman who had shot and killed her estranged husband, to determine whether she should go to trial for his death, Foxx's attorney did something unusual: she let her client testify before the grand jury.
His ruling cleared the way for the case to go to trial.
Joseph knows Justin is innocent and agrees to be his lawyer but before the case can go to trial, it is played out in the media.
Sometimes, plaintiffs' lawyers never move to a settlement demand that is within the company's range of consideration, making the decision to go to trial an easy one.
If you don't go to trial, you can't be a strong trial lawyer.
The court's dismissal of the argument means the case could go to trial.
There is less pressure on them if it does go to trial.
A jury today decided in favor of Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds in the first Engle case to go to trial in Clay County (Oliva v.
The city really didn't have a choice but to go to trial,'' Montes said.