Definition of Bind over

1. Verb. Order a defendant to be placed in custody pending the outcome of a proceedings against him or her. "The defendant was bound over for trial"

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Confine, Detain

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Literary usage of Bind over

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer by Richard Burn (1820)
"It may be proper to suggest to magistrates, before whom persons are brought on charges of this kind, that they should not bind over the parties accused to ..."

2. Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland ; Notes Illustrative of the Most by George Adolphus Hanson (1876)
"... I do also bind over all oure stocke of hoggs marked as aforesayd & all the sayd goods for to rest and remaine for securitie to the sd Mr. Henry Morgan ..."

3. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"The Scotch equivalent is "Bond of Caution"; V. 31 & 32 V. c. 125, s. 58; 46 & 47 V. c. 3, s. 9: ENTER. V. BAIL : bind over : SURETY : SURETY OF THE PEACE. ..."

4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1827)
"He should take care to do what was proper to be done ; but if he were to bind over all the witnesses which prisoners chose to bring in their defence, ..."

5. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1907)
"(ERLE, J. : He can bind over to good behaviour for quarrelsome words tending to a breach of the peace.) Dalton is the only authority that goes so far as ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1869)
"... the peace where the cause of complaint is a libel. [Lord CAMPBELL, CJ—That case has been expressly overruled.] A magistrate may, no doubt, bind over to ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and by Thomas Flower Ellis, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Colin Blackburn Blackburn, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1853)
"[Erie J. He can bind over to H ... 16. gave power to justices of the peace, in particular cases of libel, to bind over to good behaviour; that is strong ..."

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