A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; -- more frequently termed a mittimus.
a warrant, order, or process by which the court directs a judicial officer to take a person to a correctional facility.
A court proceeding directing confinement of a mentally ill or incompetent person for treatment. The commitment proceeding may be either civil or criminal as well as voluntary or involuntary.
Action of a judicial officer ordering that a juvenile subject to judicial proceedings be placed in a particular kind of confinement or residential facility for a specified reason authorized by law; also, the result of the action, that is, the admission to the facility.
sending a person charged with or convicted of an offense to a place of confinement to await trial or serve a sentence
A decision by the Judge that a child should be sent to a training school. In the Adult System this is known as: Sentenced to a secure facility for a period of imprisonment/confinement.