Trial (disambiguation)

A trial is the presentation of information in a formal setting, usually a court.

Trial may also refer to:

An experiment, research study, or testEdit

People with the nameEdit

  • MC Trials, an Australian hip hop MC with Funkoars
  • Antoine Trial (1737–1795), a French tenor whose name is used to describe a certain type of tenor voice ('trial')

Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit



  • Trial (album), a 2012 album by the Pillows
  • Trial (band), an American political straight-edge hardcore band from Seattle, Washington
  • Trials (band), an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit


  • Bench trial, a trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions
  • Brought to trial, to calendar a legal case for a hearing
  • Civil trial, a trial governed by civil procedure, to settle lawsuits or civil claims (non-criminal disputes)
  • Criminal trial, a trial governed by criminal procedure, aimed to achieve either the conviction or acquittal of the defendant
  • Jury trial, or trial by jury, a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of fact
  • Mock trial, an act or imitation trial similar to a moot court, that simulates a lower-court trial (while a moot court simulates an appellate court hearing)
  • Trial by combat (also called wager of battle, trial by battle, or judicial duel), a method of Germanic law to settle accusations in the absence of witnesses or a confession in which two parties in dispute fought in single combat
  • Trial by ordeal, a trial by which the guilt or innocence of the accused is determined by subjecting them to a painful task



  • Trial, a grammatical number referring to 'three items'

Other usesEdit

See alsoEdit