court appearance

noun

: the formal act of going in front of judge to have one's case decided
One man has been convicted of the crime, and two others are awaiting court appearances.

Examples of court appearance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His next court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday in New York City Criminal Court. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 9 May 2024 Weinstein’s next New York court appearance is scheduled for May 29, while an Aug. 7 appearance is scheduled in the California case. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 9 May 2024 At his first court appearance, Peraza pleaded not guilty and secured his $70,000 bail to keep him out of custody while the case is pending. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 8 May 2024 Hanson’s next court appearance is scheduled for June 6. Robert A. Cronkleton, Kansas City Star, 8 May 2024 Escalera's next court appearance is scheduled for July 9. Rachel Smith, The Courier-Journal, 7 May 2024 During a recent court appearance, the attorney representing Bryan Kohberger, the man accused of murdering four students at the University of Idaho in November 2022, said that prosecutors were withholding information from the defense team. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 3 May 2024 Once, at a court appearance, a guard locked her wrists together and then chained the lock to her own wrist. J Wortham January Lavoy Krish Seenivasan David Mason, New York Times, 2 May 2024 Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital Harvey Weinstein was hospitalized Saturday for a battery of tests after he was moved to New York’s Rikers Island jail ahead of a court appearance. Josh Feldman, NBC News, 28 Apr. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'court appearance.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near court appearance

Cite this Entry

“Court appearance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20appearance. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!