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arraign

v. to bring a criminal defendant before the court at which time the charges are presented to him/her, the opportunity to enter a plea (or ask for a continuance to plead) is given, a determination of whether the party has a lawyer is made (or whether a lawyer needs to be appointed), if necessary setting the amount of bail, and future appearances are scheduled. (See: appearance, arraignment)

arraign

verb accusare, accuse, accuse of wrong, blame, brand, brand with reproach, bring accusation, bring before a court, bring to trial, bring up for investigation, bring up on charges, call before a court, call to account, charge, cite, complain against, criminate, denounce, denunciate, formally accuse, formally charge, formally criminate, formally incriminate, implicate, incriminate, postulare, prefer charges, prosecute
See also: accuse, blame, charge, complain, denounce, prosecute

arraign

in English and American legal process, to call the accused to the bar of the court to answer an indictment. The hearing is called an arraignment.
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We are impressed with Simtrol's innovative approach to the rapidly expanding digital arraignment market through their Curiax Arraigner 2.
Curiax Arraigner, digital arraignment software, provides courtrooms, jails and police precincts an alternate way to deal with the dangerous and costly logistical problems associated with the transport of prisoners and the overcrowding of court dockets.
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Curiax Arraigner is a unified solution that tracks and records all prisoner case information - audio, video, documents, evidence, and electronic signatures into a digital case file that provides efficient processing from booking through arraignment and eliminates the inherent dangers associated with prisoner transport.