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n. the hearing in which a person charged with a crime is arraigne...
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A proceeding in which a criminal defendant is brought into court, told of the charges in an indictment or information, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
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mid-15c., from Old French araisnement, from araisnier (see arraign).
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A court appearance in which the defendant is formally charged with a crime and asked to respond by entering a plea. Other matters often handled at the arraignment are arranging for the appointment of [..]
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A criminal proceeding at which the defendant is read the charge or charges and asked to enter a plea. The essence of the arraignment is the act of pleading (e.g., guilty, not guilty, no contest) to th [..]
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The first act in a criminal proceeding: the defendant is brought before a court to hear the charges against him or her and to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.
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a proceeding in which a person accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
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A court proceeding at which a defendant is informed of the charge. At the proceeding, the
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Arraignment is usually a criminal defendant's first appearance in court or before a judge on a criminal charge. At arraignment, the charges against the defendant will be read or the defendant wil [..]
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(n) a legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment
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Proceeding in which an accused person appears before a judge to hear the criminal charges filed against him/her and to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. Compare appearance.
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Appearance of the defendant in criminal court to be advised of rights and enter a plea to the charges.
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Bringing a defendant before a judicial officer to allow him or her to hear the charges that were filed and make a plea.
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The procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge in the indictment or information.
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The proceeding in criminal cases where an accused individual is brought before a judge to hear the charges filed against him or her, and to file a plea of guilty, not guilty, or no contest. Also called a preliminary hearing, or an initial appearance.
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A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
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A court appearance at which the defendant is formally charged and is asked to enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest.  In felony cases, an arraignment follows a preliminary hearing. Bound Over - At the completion of the preliminary hearing, if the judge finds that it is reasonable to believe that the defendant committed a felony, the def [..]
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A proceeding in which a criminal defendant is brought into court, told of the charges in an indictment or information, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
Source: oregonlaws.org

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In a misdemeanor
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The procedure in which an accused person is brought before the court to answer charges. The accused may admit guilt or plea “not guilty.” If the accused pleas “not guilty,” a date for trial wi [..]
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A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
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When a person that is accused of committing a crime is:
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  A criminal defendant's first appearance before a judge. The primary purpose is to inform the defendant of what charge he is facing.
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A court proceeding at which a person is informed of the charges against him or her. There is a day arraignment court from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and an evening arraignment court from 5:00 p.m. to 1:0 [..]
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the process of bringing someone to answer formal charges in court
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An arraignment hearing is when the defendant appears for the first time before a judge. You will be informed of the charge you face at your arraignment.
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Crim.R. 10; in felony cases, the first common pleas court appearance following the issuance of an indictment or information, which informs the accused of the charges contained in the indictment or information and a plea is entered. For cases proceeding with the traditional method of case processing, at arraignment, an attorney is assigned to indige [..]
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An early stage in the criminal justice process, occurring after an arrest.  The defendant is brought before a judge and informed of the charges pending against him or her.  If applicable, bail is se [..]
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 After a defendant is committed to stand trial in the District or Supreme Court he/she must formally plead to the charges. This first appearance in the District or Supreme Court is the arraignment
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A hearing before a judge during which the judge reads the charges to the defendant and the defendant pleads guilty or not guilty.
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the hearing in which a person charged with a crime is arraigned in his or her first appearance before a judge. This is the initial appearance of a criminal defendant (unless continued from an earlier [..]
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 Generally means an accused person’s appearance in a court at which the court may inform him/her of the charges against him/her, advise him/her of his/her rights, appoint a lawyer for him/her, and hear his/her plea
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A hearing in which a criminal defendant is brought into court, told of the charges against him and asked to enter a plea.
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This proceeding occurs after a defendant is arrested. At this time, the defendant will be brought in front a judge and a prosecutor to be informed of the charging against him or her. This is time wher [..]
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The formal appearance of an accused person in the court of trial to hear the indictment (charge) against him or her, in the presence of a judge, and to then enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.
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A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.   Name:Phone: Email: How did you hear [..]
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The proceeding in which an accused person is brought before a judge to hear the charges filed against him or her and to enter a plea of guilty, not guilty, or no contest (nolo contendere).
Source: 1888drugcrimes.com

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An arraignment is the first appearance of an accused person in a superior court, following their committal in a lower court. At an arraignment the charge is read out and the accused is invited to ente [..]
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An initial appearance where the defendant is advised of the charges against him/her.
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the process in criminal law by which the accused's name is called, the charge is read, and the accused pleads guilty or not guilty. If the offence is one that gives the accused a choice, he or sh [..]
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The procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge in the indictment or information.
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An initial appearance of a criminal defendant (unless continued from an early time) in which preliminary actions are handled.
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The first appearance of an accused before a judge where the charges are read and the plea recorded.
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The first appearance in court by the defendant after being charged with the crime. The purpose of the hearing is to assure that the defendant understands the charges against him or her, and to allow time to either hire an attorney or apply to have an attorney appointed. The conditions of release are set, and the date of the next hearing is set. In [..]
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criminal proceeding in which the defendant is informed of the charges against him and is asked to enter a plea.
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Procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge in the indictment or information. After the charge is read to him, he is asked to plead "guilty", "not guilty" or "nolo contendere" (no contest).
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The court proceeding during which a person is informed of the charges against him or her.
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Procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge against him in the indictment of information.
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Court proceeding in which the defendant stands before the judge to answer criminal charges by entering a plea of guilty or not guilty.
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An arraignment is the first court appearance for a defendant. The judge will advise the defendant of the charges and certain rights that apply, including the right to be represented by an attorney. Th [..]
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A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty. bail:
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Where the details of the charge (called an indictment) are read out to the accused in court. The accused will then plead guilty or not guilty.
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A criminal defendant's first appearance before a judge. The primary purpose is to inform the defendant of what charge he is facing.
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n. the hearing in which a person charged with a crime is arraigned in his or her first appearance before a judge. This is the initial appearance of a criminal defendant (unless continued from an earli [..]
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This is the first hearing in the Criminal Division when the defendant is informed of criminal charges and enters a plea of guilty, not guilty, or no contest. If a denial of guilt is entered, the next [..]
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Criminal defendant's appearance before a judge where a plea of guilty or not guilty is entered. Witnesses do not testify at this hearing.
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The formal process by which a defendant enters his or her plea to each of the counts on the indictment.
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The first court appearance for a person charged with a crime, during which the defendant is brought before a judge, informed of the charges pending against him, and enters a plea. Also, the judge deci [..]
Source: nycdefense.com

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 The accused is brought before the Court to plead to the charge against him.
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In both the federal system and many state systems, an arraignment is a proceeding before trial in which a person who has been charged with a crime will have the charges read to him or her and will be given the opportunity to enter a plea in these charges of guilty, not guilty, or no contest.
Source: criminallawyerwashingtondc.com

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Appearance of the defendant in court to enter his/her plea to the charges.
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(Argn.; ARN) A formal proceeding in open court at which a defendant stands before a judge with his or her lawyer, to be advised of the charges made against them. This is usually done by the Judge or p [..]
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A defendant’s first appearance before a judge after arrest. The defendant is charged with a specific crime or crimes and is read his or her legal rights. Release on bail or personal promise to return (recognizance) is also decided.
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 A proceeding in which a criminal defendant is brought into court, told of the charges in an indictment or information, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty. 
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For in-custody defendants, arraignment must occur within 10 days of the filing of an indictment, information, or complaint. For those defendants out of custody, arraignment is set generally within 30 [..]
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