bench warrant definition

  • noun:
    • A warrant issued by a judge or judge ordering the apprehension of an offender.
    • An arrest warrant granted by a court against one guilty of some contempt or indicted for many crime, authorizing their arrest on sight.
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    • in-law, a warrant released by a judge or courtroom, or by order of a judge or judge, when it comes to apprehension of an offender: so named versus a justice's warrant, issued by an ordinary justice of comfort or police magistrate.
    • a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and deliver see your face to courtroom
  • others:
    • an ongoing process granted by a presiding judge or by a court against a person guilty of some contempt, or indicted for many crime; -- so named in distinction from a justice's warrant.

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