binding over

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


binding over
The requirement imposed by a court or a magistrate upon a person to enter into a recognizance or to post bail to ensure that he or she will appear for trial. The transfer of a case from a lower court to a higher court or to a grand jury after probable cause to believe that the defendant committed the crime has been established.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


binding over
The requirement imposed by a court or a magistrate upon a person to enter into a recognizance or to post bail to ensure that he or she will appear for trial. The transfer of a case from a lower court to a higher court or to a grand jury after probable cause to believe that the defendant committed the crime has been established.

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