arraign arraign  /ə ˈreɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) call before a court to answer an indictment
  2. (v) accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy

Usage(s):

  1. Arraign Later At his bail hearing, carjacking suspect John Powell, 30, hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head, lies on his bed at Boston Medical Center after his arraignment.
  2. In the morning they opened both the courtroom's double doors to arraign him before Judge Westropp where he pleaded not guilty.
  3. Recorder's Court began marathon sessions to arraign hundreds of prisoners herded in from the riot areas.

News

  • Bank robbery suspect appears in Meigs County Court

    POMEROY — The man accused in the robbery of a Meigs County bank more than a week ago was arraigned in Meigs County Court on Monday afternoon. Chad R. Rennicker, 25, of Ripley, W.Va., was arraign...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "To the best of my knowledge, that does not exist, if it does, of course the relevant government agencies should take charge and arraign these people in court. It is one thing to claim and throw out figures to the press it is another to take real...
    on Oct 27, 2009 By: Ali Mohammed Source: Capital FM

  2. "It does not matter how many people the police arrest or arraign in court. The investigation will not stand the credibility test because in the people's perception, police themselves are accomplices," said Mr Odinga after meeting activists and...
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Raila Odinga Source: Daily Nation

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