criminal calendar

criminal calendar

n. the list of criminal cases to be called in court on a particular time and date. The parties charged and their attorneys are given a written notice of the time and place to appear. The criminal calendar may list arraignments, bail settings, cases continued (put off) awaiting a plea of guilt or innocence, changes of pleas, setting of hearing or trial dates, motions brought by attorneys, pronouncing sentences, hearing reports of probation officers, appointment of public defenders or other attorneys, and other business concerning criminal cases. (See: arraignment, bail, sentence, plea, preliminary hearing)

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Judge Maureen Keough to be in charge of the Formal and Special Cause Calendar in Courtroom 15 in Providence County; to be in charge of the Formal and Special Cause Calendar and the Civil Motion Calendar in Providence County on April 10, 11 and 12 and the week of April 14; to be in charge of the Daily Criminal Calendar in Courtroom F in Kent County beginning the week of April 14;
This is one of the gravest crimes in the criminal calendar."
Jailing her, Judge Nicholls said: "You have pleaded guilty to one of the most serious offences in the criminal calendar."
But he added: "Blackmail is one of the most serious crimes in the criminal calendar."
He said: "It has been claimed by the prosecution that my client, a dedicated, a hardworking, non violent, single parent, is guilty of the most heinous crime in the criminal calendar. Murder.
This is one of the gravest offences in the criminal calendar and one which is becoming Increasingly frequent.
"You framed an innocent man, you accused him of the most serious offence to be brought against a man in the criminal calendar.
Simon's solicitor Niall Murphy slammed the Criminal Justice System and the police for failing his client who was accused of "some of the most serious crimes in the criminal calendar".
drug strategy, the Orange County Superior Court judge has kept himself off the criminal calendar. But, like Levine and McNamara, he has witnessed the reality of the U.S.
Judge Peter Armstrong told Lane he had committed "one of the most serious offences in the criminal calendar" which would affect its victim for the foreseeable future.
Mr Murphy said: "Simon is innocent of some of the most serious crimes in the criminal calendar.
This offence is towards the top end of the criminal calendar."