Einzelrichter

English translation: one-man court/judge

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English term or phrase:Einzelrichter
English translation:one-man court/judge
Entered by: Robert Donahue (X)

05:56 Feb 12, 2000
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English term or phrase: Einzelrichter
Judgement by an Einzelrichter in a divorce petition.
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one-man court/judge
Explanation:
If the offense charged calls for imprisonment of not more than three years (in case of larceny, not more than five years), the case comes to trial before a one-man court (Einzelrichter). If the offense charged calls for imprisonment of not more than ten years, the case is tried before a court composed of two professional judges (one of whom presides) and two lay judges (Schöffengericht). All cases calling for a minimum of five years and maximum exceeding ten years imprisonment are tried before a court composed of three professional judges and eight jurors (Geschworenengericht).
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einzelrichter
one-man court/judge


Explanation:
If the offense charged calls for imprisonment of not more than three years (in case of larceny, not more than five years), the case comes to trial before a one-man court (Einzelrichter). If the offense charged calls for imprisonment of not more than ten years, the case is tried before a court composed of two professional judges (one of whom presides) and two lay judges (Schöffengericht). All cases calling for a minimum of five years and maximum exceeding ten years imprisonment are tried before a court composed of three professional judges and eight jurors (Geschworenengericht).


    Reference: http://www.usembassy.at/en/embassy/cons/arrest.htm
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