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Bail An amount of money, set by a judge at an initial appearance to ensure the return of the accused at subsequent proceedings.
Battery Non-consensual, unlawful contact, such as touching, beating or wounding of another. See Assault.
Bench Trial Trial by judge, without jury.
Bench Warrant A process delivered by the court directing a law enforcement agency to bring a specified individual before the court.
Bind Over To put under bond to appear in court. The term is also used when a case is shifted from a lower court to a higher court.
Blackmail An illegal demand for money or property under threat of harm or exposure of undesirable acts.
Bond A certificate of obligation, either unsecured or secured with collateral, to pay a specified amount of money within a specified period of time.
Bail An amount of money, set by a judge at an initial appearance to ensure the return of the accused at subsequent proceedings.
Battery Non-consensual, unlawful contact, such as touching, beating or wounding of another. See Assault.
Bench Trial Trial by judge, without jury.
Bench Warrant A process delivered by the court directing a law enforcement agency to bring a specified individual before the court.
Bind Over To put under bond to appear in court. The term is also used when a case is shifted from a lower court to a higher court.
Blackmail An illegal demand for money or property under threat of harm or exposure of undesirable acts.
Bond A certificate of obligation, either unsecured or secured with collateral, to pay a specified amount of money within a specified period of time.

 

 

 

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Definitions:Criminal Justice Terms