Arrest Procedure Vocabulary
Seize by legal authority and take into custody.
Booking (what two things are done when booked)
Vital information is recorded.
the judge decides, not whether the defendant is "guilty" or "not guilty," but whether
there is enough evidence to force the defendant to stand trial. In contrast, an
arraignment is where the defendant may file their pleas.
release or secure the release of (a prisoner) on payment of bail.
a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.
a body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on
the basis of evidence submitted to them in court.
the action of arraigning someone in court.
an application to the court made by the prosecutor or defense attorney, requesting that
the court make a decision on a certain issue before the trial begins.