Examples of magistrate in a Sentence
chose to take their case before the local magistrate
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Kischnick was arraigned before a 52-4 District Court magistrate in Troy Saturday morning and a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf, according to a news release from the Clawson Police Department.
Duncan has not yet appeared before a magistrate judge for a bond hearing, the statement says.
The complaint notes that McSpadden was one of 31 judges identified in a Chronicle story who during a 12-year period systematically denied defendants personal bonds during their initial appearances before a magistrate.
Incorvaia has served as the city's magistrate since 2016.
Socabean appeared in magistrate court Friday where Orleans Parish Magistrate commissioner Jonathan Friedman set his bond for $250,000 and assigned a public defender to his case.
Police officers first liquefied the cocaine, which was packed in 30 sacks in front of a magistrate at a pre-processing facility of a cement firm outside the capital Colombo.
He is scheduled to appear in magistrate court Friday morning.
The instructions on bail came to light during disciplinary proceedings against three Harris County magistrates before the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
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MAGISTRATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of magistrate for English Language Learners
: a local official who has some of the powers of a judge
MAGISTRATE Defined for Kids
legal Definition of magistrate
- a traffic magistrate
- magistrate means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense
- —Arizona Revised Statutes
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