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arraignment

(ă-rān′mĕnt)
A procedure in which an accused person is brought before the court to plead to a criminal charge. A person may plead guilty, not guilty, or nolo contendere (“no contest”). The judge then sets bail.
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The antigraft court's Fourth Division moved the arraignment to Feb.
Noting the events that transpired in the past year, De Lima recounted Guerrero's illegal issuance of a warrant of arrest against her, the judge's inaction of the MTQ, and the latter's scheduling of the Senator's arraignment prior to deciding on the pending MTQ and MR filed before the SC.
De Lima said the prosecution would definitely oppose any move of the defense to delay the arraignment.
Anderson entered a not-guilty plea at his arraignment before Judge James R.
But the plan fell apart and it has been reported that the arraignment will not place as scheduled.
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The remote setting also eliminates concerns about having prisoners in the courtroom, which leads to a smoother arraignment process.
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Branches 204 and 206 of the Muntinlupa RTC also re-scheduled De Lima's arraignment to 2018.
The arraignment of Genuino and his co-accused had to be postponed last September 25 after the graft court decided to resolve first the motions filed by those accused including his Omnibus Motion dated September 12.
Video Arraignment System will involve 2 (two) courtrooms in the Randolph County Courthouse and 1 (one) room in the
Earlier this month, a father and son were ordered held on $500,000 bail each after their arraignment on murder charges in the August killing.