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    Arraign means to bring one charged with a crime to court to answer the charge by entering a plea.

    Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)

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    Arraign can be defined as the procedure where the accused is brought before the court to hear the criminal charge(s) against him or her and to enter a plea of either guilty, not guilty or no contest.

    National Center for State Courts. “Glossary of Commonly Used Court & Justice System Terminology”, Rev. 2/8/11 (2011)

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    Arraign is a process where the person who is accused is brought before the court to hear the criminal charge(s) against him or her and to plead guilty, not guilty or no contest.

    California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)