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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

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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Near at hand was a group of very prosperous-looking spirits arraigned for judgment.
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Ampatuan was set to be arraigned on August 23, but it was rescheduled on Friday to give way for Shariff Saydona Mustapha's township anniversary celebration
Two more - Harun Mutuma,Godfrey Mwenda - are expected to be arraigned for crimes related to the census.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on Wednesday arraigned Babalele for allegedly laundering $140,000 during the general elections.
Justice Nicholas Oweibo admitted Babalele to bail for N20million with one surety in like sum after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned him on Wednesday for allegedly laundering $140,000 during the 2019 general election.
Nyakach MP Aduma Owuor will be arraigned Friday before a Nairobi court over alleged irregular payment of Sh68 million to a law firm by the Nairobi County government when he was acting head of legal affairs.
Andaya was supposed to be arraigned on Friday for the 97 graft and 97 malversation charges against him involving the Malampaya fund scam.
Leila De Lima was arraigned Friday in her second drug case, more than 17 months since she was detained on drug-related charges.
BROOKFIELD -- A former municipal clerk charged with breaking into the Town Hall at night was arrested in Worcester and is to be arraigned in Western Worcester District Court in East Brookfield on Tuesday.
A 21-year-old Eugene woman was arraigned Monday on arson and burglary charges after she allegedly broke into a number of homes in the Cal Young neighbor hood over the weekend, including one in which a small fire was started.