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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9 issued a bench warrant for Innoson's arrest following his failures to appear in court on Jan.
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Judge Shaun Morris issued a bench warrant, saying: "There is a five-year mandatory sentence for this offence.
amp;nbsp;"My law partner Boris Treyzon intends to appear in court tomorrow morning to request the court to quash the bench warrant due to the settlement of the parties.
The GOP state rep from Hooksett now faces a class B misdemeanor charge--having an invalid driver's license--after he's arrested on a bench warrant.
One case involved a veteran who had a bench warrant and was charged with a misdemeanor violation of driving without a license, as well as having no registration and insurance.
It has been revealed that the judge will issue a bench warrant for Odom's arrest if he or his lawyer didn't enter a plea.
A bench warrant has been issued for his immediate arrest but police said he is not currently considered to present a high risk to the public.
Judge Anthony Pitts issued a bench warrant for Dhanji's arrest on Tuesday after hearing that she panicked before her sentencing at London's Southwark Crown Court could start.
Judge Anthony Pitts issued a bench warrant for Bindi Dhanji's arrest after hearing that she panicked and fled London's Southwark Crown Court before her sentencing could start.