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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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In addition, offenders housed in the county jail over the weekend for Monday arraignments no longer have to be transported for arraignment.
Simtrol's Curiax Arraigner digital arraignment software leverages Polycom's market leading videoconferencing platform to provide a distinct offering to the government marketplace.
to find grounds - such as parole holds - to keep 31 of the suspects beyond the normal 48- hour deadline set by law to either arraign or release them, 30 suspects were set free and didn't return for arraignment the next day.
VSI has sold several dozen video arraignment systems in many states, among them Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
JDS develops and sells Curiax Arraigner[TM], a unique digital arraignment software solution that builds on the successful implementation of OakVideo, a CIO Magazine Top 100 Award winning application (www.
Video Arraignment, a two-way, digital audio/video communications system, makes the constitutionally mandated "speedy trial" more than just an abstract principle by connecting prisoners instantly with both counsel and courtroom.
Judge Oki notified the District Attorney's Office that all felony arraignments would stop at 4:30 p.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Bell, a subsidiary of Chicago-based Ameritech, today announced a one-year test in Summit County of a video arraignment service that will provide greater security and more efficient use of county employees during legal proceedings.
Karen Terteryan's arraignment has been rescheduled to Dec.
In addition, beginning this fall, Paulding County will use the 3Com network to videoconference court arraignments, allowing the county to eliminate the costs and security risks associated with transporting inmates to and from the jail and the courthouse.
All three boys remained in custody awaiting their arraignments on charges of murder and assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury in Sylmar Juvenile Court.
Isaacson's remarks outside the Ventura County Hall of Justice came after lawyers for the three defendants delayed their arraignments until June 19 on felony charges of conspiracy to commit blackmail and attempted blackmail.