To call or set as a prisoner at the bar of a court to answer to the matter charged in an indictment or complaint.
To call to account, or accuse, before the bar of reason, taste, or any other tribunal.
To call (an accused person) before a court to answer the charge made against him or her by indictment, information, or complaint.
call before a court to answer an indictment
accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
Arraignment of an accused consists of calling upon him by name, reading to him the charges in the arrest documents, and demanding of him how he pleads. This hearing may be combined with a right to counsel hearing.
To bring a prisoner to court to answer the charge made against him or her in the indictment. See also Indictment. At-will Under common-law, this phrase describes the relationship between employer and employee that exists without a written contract or other agreement guaranteeing job security. An at-will employee may be terminated at the will of the employer without reason or cause. See also Wrongful Termination, Arbitrary and capricious, and just cause.
To call a prisoner to the court to answer the charge in the indictment.
v. To call into court, as a person indicted for crime, and demand whether he or she plead guilty or not.
In criminal practice, to bring a prisoner to the bar of the court to answer the matter charged against him either in an indictment or information. It consists of calling the prisoner by name, reading the charges against him, demanding of him whether he is guilty or not guilty, and entering his plea.
To summon a prisoner to the bar of a court, to read to him or her the charge or indictment, and to ask whether he or she pleads guilty or not guilty.
to bring a person charged with a crime to court to answer the charge made against him or her; an arraignment is the defendant's initial court appearance
To bring the accused to a court for the purpose of entering a plea to the charges(s) against him or her.