arrest warrant

arrest warrant

A warrant, issued only on probable cause, directing a law-enforcement officer to arrest and bring a person to court.

¡ª Also termed warrant of arrest. [Cases: Criminal Law 215¨C220. C.J.S. Criminal Law ¡ì¡ì 334¨C335, 337¨C338.]


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