Recent Examples of recognizance from the Web
Prosecutors requested that he be held on $30,000 bail, but Judge Thomas S. Kaplanes released him on his own recognizance, according to Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office.
Whites are even granted bail more often than African Americans and released on their own recognizance more often than blacks.
He was released from jail a few hours later on his own recognizance.
He was released June 6 on his own recognizance and was due back in court in July, police said.
President Donald Trump claimed that the only options for immigration enforcement are releasing all undocumented immigrants into the country on their own recognizance or prosecuting them criminally and separating parents and children.
Sheriff's office spokeswoman Yolande Lovingood-Moore says Campbell turned himself into jail and was released on his own recognizance.
The guy was booked and released on his own recognizance.
He was released on his own recognizance and placed on administrative leave without pay, police said.
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Definition of recognizance for English Language Learners
law : a legal promise made by someone before a court of law that must be kept to avoid being punished
legal Definition of recognizance
- released on his own recognizance
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