bench warrant


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bench warrant

n.
A warrant issued by a judge or court ordering the apprehension of a person who has failed to appear in court as required.

bench warrant

n
(Law) a warrant issued by a judge or court directing that an offender be apprehended

bench′ war`rant


n.
a warrant issued or ordered by a judge or court for the apprehension of an offender.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bench warrant - a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to courtbench warrant - a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
warrant - a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
pickup - a warrant to take someone into custody; "put out a pickup on that man"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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A judge issued the bench warrant for Kathleen Salmond to be brought to Birmingham Crown Court.
'Whether by a true interpretation of Sections 1, 4 and 5 of the Terrorism (Prevention) (Amendment) Act, 2013, the 2nd Defendant has not abdicated his duties by failing, neglecting or omitting to arrest and extradite Kanu, from the Great Britain back to Nigeria so he can stand his trial for treasonable felony, amongst other sundry offences, considering the Bench Warrant issued on 28th March 2019 Justice Binta Nyako for the arrest of Kanu after it was determined that he flouted his bail conditions'.
On the other hand, FSU chief Bobby Raquepo said a bench warrant was issued against Glenn by the Judicial Circuit Court in Benton County, Arkansas on July 18, 2018.
Richmond Osei-Hwere, yesterday issued a Bench Warrant for the arrest of Dr.
The caller indicates they are a detective with the Sheriff's Office and the recipient of the phone call had missed court or some type of proceeding and a bench warrant had been issued for their arrest.
Troopers arrested Jeffry Sanchez, age 27 of 177 Peace Street, Apartment #2, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Warwick Police Department, 2.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Warwick Police Department and 3.) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the State Police Lincoln Barracks.
The bench warrant stemmed from a case dating back to December 2017 when Broner was initially arrested for driving without a license, speeding, and having no registration or proof of insurance.
A total of 27 charges were brought against those arrested and around 12 summonses and one bench warrant were also executed.
A European Arrest Warrant and a Crown Court Bench Warrant remain outstanding for Amari.
In 2011, the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 82 issued a bench warrant against him for repeatedly failing to attend hearings as a prosecution witness in a case against a drug suspect arrested in November 2003.
Judge Smith, who previously handed down Eaves' sentence, which included a PS228 compensation order, then issued a bench warrant.
Judge Shaun Morris issued a bench warrant, saying: "There is a five-year mandatory sentence for this offence."