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arraignment - Legal Definition
The first step in a criminal
prosecution wherein the defendant is formally advised of the charges against
him. This is done by reading the charges to the defendant or by giving them a
copy of the charges. The defendant is also advised of his rights (for example,
the right to plead not guilty and to have a jury trial) and enters a plea, and
the amount of bail (if bail is not denied) is determined.
Dr. Murray surrendered on his own volition to the Los Angeles police department for his arraignment.
Her arraignment date is set for January of 2009.
Pollard's Life of Jefferson Davis, with a Secret History of the Southern Confederacy (Philadelphia, 1869), a somewhat partisan arraignment by a prominent Southern journalist; and W.
The book, a caustic arraignment of the course taken in connexion with the annexation of Texas and the war with Mexico, made a strong impression, and the political philosophy secreted in its lines became a part of household literature.
(1904-6), a bitter but learned arraignment of Luther by a distinguished Dominican scholar.