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Bench warrant

Bench´ war`rant
1.(Law) A process issued by a presiding judge or by a court against a person guilty of some contempt, or indicted for some crime; - so called in distinction from a justice's warrant.
Noun1.bench warrant - a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
Synonyms: arrest warrant

BENCH WARRANT, crim. law. The name of a process sometimes given to an attachment issued by order of a criminal court, against an individual for some contempt, or for the purpose of arresting a person accused; the latter is seldom granted unless when a true bill has been found.

arrest warrant, jurisprudence, law, pickup, warrant
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