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Banc

court sitting

[French, Bench.] The location where a court customarily or permanently sits.

When a court is sitting in banc (or en banc), it means that a meeting or session of all the judges of a court is taking place. The usual purpose of sitting in banc is to hear arguments on demurrers or motions for a new trial.

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