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a legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment

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The arraignment is the reading of criminal charges against an accused, who then enters a plea of guilty or not guilty.
It is incumbent upon this court to hold in abeyance the scheduled arraignment.
Naririnig ko sa mga balita kaninang umaga ang arraignment pero tinanong ko si Prosecutor General (Claro Arellano) ang sabi nya sa Friday ang arraignment," De Lima told reporters in an ambush interview yesterday.
This article will be updated as soon as the arraignment is complete, and the formal charges against Hernandez are revealed.
He was ordered held without bail at his initial arraignment that day in Central District Court.
Conrad Murray's lawyers to arrange a voluntary surrender in court at the time of the arraignment, reports TMZ.
A Philippine anti-graft court postponed Wednesday the arraignment of ousted Philippine President Joseph Estrada on charges stemming from allegedly illegal use of an alias from Friday to June 15, citing pending motions before the court that must be resolved.
The AP400 and APV200-IP are also being used in 62 locations--courtrooms and detention centers--of the Montreal, Quebec, Canada's court system with the goal of eliminating all pre-trial transportation of prisoners while expediting the arraignment process.
The arraignment of De Lima and her co-accused at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court Branch 206 was deferred on Friday after the prosecution filed a motion to admit amended information on Thursday.
State prosecutors have asked the Sandiganbayan Third Division to proceed with the arraignment of former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) Chairman Efraim Genuino and his co-accused in multiple counts of malversation and graft.
Randolph County is seeking proposals to provide a Video Arraignment System for use with its court system.
Zide ordered the third suspect charged with murder in the August killing of a California man held on $500,000 cash bail after his arraignment yesterday in Fitchburg District Court.
The reasons behind the possible arraignment are described as administrative.
She wanted to pick up a few things from the house, and my last words to her were, `I love you,''' Flores said as he waited for the start of the arraignment for David Jaime Del Toro, a Los Angeles fire captain charged with torturing and murdering the 42-year-old San Gabriel woman.