Origin of arraignment
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Examples from the Web for arraignment
His attorney says he will be pleading not guilty at his arraignment in December.Rape, Lies & Videotape in Ferguson
November 18, 2014
The arraignment ended with us being everything we truly are and nothing we are really not.Gripping His Koran, Anas al-Liby Has His Day in Court
October 16, 2013
The arraignment concluded as usual, with the exception of the judge inquiring about classified material.
The arraignment of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was just another hearing in Manhattan federal court.
Prosecutors planned to ask that bail be set at $100,000, and an arraignment date will be determined later.Pendleton Marines’ Car Crash Raises Questions of Alcohol Abuse in Military
June 17, 2012
Nevertheless, Mary went on with her arraignment uncompromisingly.Within the Law
And at the end of his arraignment he attempted an awkward compliment.Joan of Arc of the North Woods
In his speeches there was no challenge, no vituperation, no irony, no arraignment.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7
It is an arraignment which humiliates the descendants of the members of that body.Benjamin Franklin
John Torrey Morse, Jr.
Gregory sank deeper into his chair as Dickie Lang proceeded with his arraignment.El Diablo
Word Origin and History for arraignment
mid-15c., from Old French araisnement, from araisnier (see arraign).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper