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ri mand

  • n  the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)
  • v  refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
  • v  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

  • The judge then said he would decide at the hearing whether to accept the plea and whether to remand Madoff to jail pending sentencing in several months, setting the stage for .
  • But Nadja Benaissa, the singer in Germany's top all-girl band "No Angels" is now sitting in a Frankfurt prison cell on remand.
  • Federal judges no longer send these cases back to state courts so readily as they used to; the 1964 Civil Rights Act permits remand orders to be appealed.
News & Articles

  • Commentary on Fisher: If you (the Court) choose not to decide, you have still made a choice (at least for now)
    Vikram Amar is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at UC Davis. On the one hand, my ego is heartened to know that last fall, in writing for this site, I explicitly observed that the Court might do just what it decided to do today — simply remand to the U.S. Court [...]
    June 25, 2013 - SCOTUSblog
  • Commentary on Fisher: Better off than we were a year ago
    The case is undeniably a loss for the University of Texas and for supporters of racial preferences in university admissions, because a court of appeals ruling that upheld such discrimination has been vacated and remanded. The Supreme Court said today that strict scrutiny means strict scrutiny, and that what the court of appeals did was [...]
    June 24, 2013 - SCOTUSblog

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg in USA Today
    Ginsburg said, "Because Skilling's misconduct entailed no bribe or kickback, he did not conspire to commit honest services fraud under our confined construction (of the law). We leave for remand the question whether the error is harmless in light of...
  • Denny Chin in Livemint
    It is my intention to remand Mr Madoff. I do not need to hear from the government,said Judge Denny Chin briskly, a second after Ira Sorkin, Mr Madoff's attorney, had ended his hopeless plea for his client to remain on bail.
  • Clayton Cosgrove in National Business Review
    The equivalent public prison remand cost was $36,000 when private costs were $42,000. Our experience shows private prisons cost taxpayers more,Mr Cosgrove said.

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