a court of general jurisdiction in criminal cases in some U.S. states.
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How to use general sessions in a sentence
So just the week before she lands he takes a plea in general sessions and the judge gives him four years.The Escape of Mr. Trimm | Irvin S. Cobb
Each group was to concentrate on one talent, but general sessions for the entire class give everyone practice in all talents.Stopover | William Gerken
Why—from his arrest to the present time—and for his defense here in general sessions.By Advice of Counsel | Arthur Train
Women take part much more freely than they do in the general sessions of the institute.Chapters in Rural Progress | Kenyon L. Butterfield
Wanderers from Fifth avenue who never in their lives had been in the general sessions before begged and badgered their way there.The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident | Edgar Saltus